Email Artswrap on Twitter Artswrap on Facebook

Claire Armitstead

Eleanor Catton on The Luminaries books podcast

The New Zealand novelist Eleanor Catton explains how her Booker prize-winning novel The Luminaries is bathed in starlight but driven by the iron exigencies of plot.

Did David Bowie pinch a cactus from TS Eliot?

In a 1974 interview with William Burroughs, Bowie denied any knowledge of Eliot's 'The Waste Land'. But are his lyrics more literary than he admitted? Having spent the last month on the other side of the world (Australia, since you ask), I've only just s

Did David Bowie pinch a cactus from TS Eliot?

In a 1974 interview with William Burroughs, Bowie denied any knowledge of Eliot's 'The Waste Land'. But are his lyrics more literary than he admitted? Having spent the last month on the other side of the world (Australia, since you ask), I've only just s