Last year we tipped fiction debuts from writers such as Emma Healey and Jessie Burton who went on to win major prizes. Will we get it right in 2015? The Observer’s literary editor Lisa O’Kelly introduces
With little in common in lifestyle -- one organizes lit festivals while the other organizes guerrillas -- the odd couple do share the bond of flagrantly left-wing politics. Each has spoken out against
In the last few years, a scene of no scenes has emerged from the U.K. music underground. Musicians like James Blake, The xx, Actress, the LuckyMe collective and Micachu and the Shapes are all in their
Photo by Jason Evans While known in some 90s-music circles for his work in the post-rock band Fridge, Kieran Hebden began to make more noise under his own project, Four Tet, at the start of the 21st century.