The Harvard professor and author of No Joke: Making Jewish Humour identifies Tevye the Dairyman as the first standup comic and Sigmund Freud as Jewish humour's greatest analyst. She picks the best books on Jewish humour.
The Californian winemaker gives us a fabulously eclectic reading list for understanding and enjoying the world of wine
You don’t have to be a genius to play chess, but it helps. The journalist tells us about the logical beauty of the game, its history and political context, and the lives and minds of its greatest masters
The Senior Editor at Prospect Magazine discusses computer games. Says they aren’t just for teenage boys locked in their bedrooms – they are vital tools for social development. Thoughtful and personal