Warner Bros going ahead with "origins story" of hotel that was setting for the Jack Nicholson horror classic
Prize-winning author questions position in India of 'person whose doctrine of nonviolence was based on brutal caste system'
Historian who revolutionised the study of German society and became one of the country's leading public intellectuals
What do words such as 'freedom' or 'coup' mean in Egypt today? One artist is collecting definitions from across a divided nation
Heat, humidity and weevils in the biscuits: David Hill's pacy account of seafaring and discovery
Nicholas Lezard's paperback of the week: The work of one of Brazil's most revered writers casts a melancholy light on the country's problems, past and present
Nobel-prize-winning chronicler of apartheid died peacefully in Johannesburg on Sunday
Bim Adewunmi: A leading figure in the 70s Black Liberation Army, Shakur was given life for murder in 1977. Two years later, she escaped and has been on the run since. Is she still such a threat to US security that she warrants a $2m reward for her capture?
Blogger and New Statesman contributing editor Laurie Penny's new broadside isn't another sparky handbook but a call to arms, writes Liz Hoggard
Iron Gustav: A Berlin Family Chronicle tells of the devastation the first world war on family life, but it had to survive the influence of Nazi and British censors to get here
Row erupts as information minister backs decision to pulp all copies of book about male penguin couple following complaints
A masterly analysis of grand strategy that focuses on the vital contribution of the middle personnel, writes PD Smith
This is an impressive memoir of apartheid, and a tribute to a magnificent city, from a white liberal perspective. By Emma Brockes
Passionate love poems exchanged with the actor Margarete Steffin, who became one of Brecht's greatest collaborators, are to be read in translation for the first time, writes Sasha Dugdale
Evan Osnos examines a changing China through gentle reportage, and Kerry Brown provides illuminating forensic analysis of its vicious power struggles, writes Isabel Hilton