Charlotte Higgins

Pullman versus the Gospels

Mary gave birth to twins, in author Philip Pullman's new book; Jesus was good but his brother, Christ, was a rogue. <em>Charlotte Higgins</em> reports

Transient beauty, not controversy, turns judges’ heads

The creator of a subtle and unashamedly beautiful fresco in gold leaf has been named this year's winner of Britain's most prestigious art prize.

Bring us more Bright Stars

Charlotte Higgins reports on Jane Campion's clarion call at the Cannes Film Festival for female directors to step up.

Best of the Booker

Salman Rushdie's epoch-making novel <i>Midnight's Children</i> is the best-ever winner of the Man Booker (literary) prize, according to a public vote.

Indy goes old-school

Back after 19 years, the new Indiana Jones film premiered at Cannes. Charlotte Higgins reports from the festival.

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