Marek Kohn is an author and journalist. His most recent book is Turned Out Nice: How the British Isles will Change as the World Heats Up.
The Neanderthal mind
Troglodytes who couldn’t compete, or humans with complex culture? The mystery of our nearest relatives deepens
Us and them
From newborns to nation states, we trust similarity. But does that mean we must hate difference?
The thousand-year stare
We can build structures that last for centuries, but can we connect with our distant descendants?