Sam Leith is the literary editor of the spectator, a columnist for the Evening Standard and author of You Talkin’ to Me?
Does sci-fi thriller Severance depict a corporate dystopia? It’s a matter of perspective, says Sam Leith
The era of Netflix and online gaming has breathed new life into the works of some long-dead authors – but who reaps the financial rewards from this renaissance? The answer to who benefits from the intellectual property gold might depend on your lawyers, says Sam Leith
The past and the future are often interwoven more than one thinks, writes Sam Leith. So is it possible to conceive of a cultural movement or a piece of art completely afresh?
Standard Life Aberdeen’s recent rebrand begs a question: what is it with corporate branding departments and the abuse of the English language and/or standard English orthography? It happens again and again, and it never ends well.
You don’t need deckle edge books on your shelves to be glad that they exist. I fancy that Spear’s readers will, on the whole, number among those with the broadness of spirit to share that view