Introducing the fabulous Lily Jones - baker to the stars and author of Canongate’s first cookbook.

From The Big Lebowski, copyright Working Title Films, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Gramercy Pictures

The Antidote cover

Oliver Burkeman on The Art of Charm podcast, discussing why you might be happier if you resist positive thinking …

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An illustrated introduction to The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking.

Emma Jane Unsworth at excellent live literary night Book Slam, reading from Animals.

You do not have to sit outside in the dark. If, however, you want to look at the stars, you will find that darkness is necessary. But the stars themselves neither require nor demand it.

The Abundance

Annie Dillard

What else is here? I listen. This section of stream purls and riffles amid small stones. What word might be made for what I hear?

Above the Waterfall

Ron Rash

The trailer for A Life in Progress: a feature length documentary on Alasdair Gray, filmed over the course of fifteen years.