Beginners is a new film about a young man rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover. Owen Gleiberman reviews.
American experimental poet melds his words with science to create a poem out of DNA, a work which might oulast humanity or even the earth itself.
Alela Diane talks about the public reaction to her change of style from sensitive singer songwriter material to something with a lot more rock in it.
From Alice Walker to Chinua Achebe, the world's greatest authors discuss their best known novel.…