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Untying the Knot

A new book untangles historical confusion and contemporary anxieties about marriage

Thou Art Anxious

Decisions, decisions

Keep in Touch

Why digital connections can’t sustain health, happiness or politics

Football Fables

The beautiful game bestrides the world like a colossus.

Richard Poplak

Richard Poplak is a South African–born journalist and author. His latest book, Continental Shift: A Journey into Africa’s Changing Fortunes, co-authored with Kevin Bloom (Portobello Books, 2016), traces the 21st-century transformation of Africa.