Historian who reinterpreted the middle ages as an era of distinctive character and development
On the new viciousness towards young women: Zoe Williams on two bracing responses to lad culture and sexist media. By Zoe Williams
Spanish newspaper publishes chapter from unseen manuscript We'll See Each Other in August, which could be the final work from the late Nobel laureate
Rachel Kushner's first novel is an epic and enjoyable look at wealth tainted by loss in expatriate Cuba. By Anne Enright
Presidents of Mexico and Colombia lead tributes to author, with paper yellow butterflies launched at Bellas Artes Palace
Journalist who broke Guardian story about NSA surveillance says new documents 'will help inform the debate even further'
Some of the finest thinkers in history were also enthusiastic walkers. Philosopher Frédéric Gros tells Carole Cadwalladr why we should fall in step with Nietzsche and Kant
Barbara Ehrenreich is proud to call herself an atheist. But in her latest book Living With A Wild God she recalls how more than 50 years ago she came face to face with something vast, terrifying and unknowable. Could she still call herself a non-believer?
They bleached, waxed and spent jobseeker's allowance on foundation. Then Holly Baxter and Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett created feminist blog – and now book – The Vagenda. Here they explain why the beauty myth is more pernicious now than ever
Singer Shakira joins presidents of Colombia and Mexico, as well as Bill Clinton, in paying tribute to Nobel prize-winner
Colombian author became standard-bearer for Latin American letters after success of One Hundred Years of Solitude
Colombian Nobel laureate who helped to launch boom in Latin American literature with novel One Hundred Years of Solitude
Fifty-year career wins over jury for 'chanelling the US's myriad voices' in novels such as Ragtime and Billy Bathgate
Author recalls dinner party contretemps with Charles over death threats to Satanic Verses author