Building: Inside Studio Gang Architects Take a look inside our new book on cutting-edge architectural firm Studio Gang Architects, the masterminds behind the world famous Aqua Tower skyscraper in Chicago. Studio Gang Architects and their work are the subject of a major show at The Art Institute of Chicago.
This month we look at the newly-released WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparency, a thoughtful and eye-opening guide to the new age of internet openness brought on by Julian Assange and his controversial whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks. It’s one of the biggest news stories for years. A charismatic, white-haired Australian sets up a website devoted to … Read more
The novel Hocus Bogus by Romain Gary (writing as Émile Ajar) has been nominated for the Best Translated Book Award 2011. The finalists for the award were announced yesterday ( Thursday 24 March) with Hocus Bogus (translated by David Bellos) receiving a nomination in the Fiction category. The diverse shortlist consists of works translated from French, German, … Read more