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Podcasts from Spectator writers
You don’t get to be an auteur by being accommodating
By Hermione Eyre
Philip Guston’s work shows the hopelessness, the struggle of making art
The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win by Maria Konnikova reviewed
Fleabag: The Scriptures and Fleabag: The Special Edition by Phoebe Waller-Bridge reviewed
Daughters of Chivalry: The Forgotten Children of Edward I by Kelcey Wilson-Lee reviewed
More than a Klan man
‘I am not able to answer your question’: an irascible Paolo Sorrentino interviewed
Why we’re all in love with Fleabag
Keeping poker-faced is no use — it’s the hands that give the game away
Rebel girls of the 13th century
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.