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David Mitchell: New book, and the old ones

The genre, continent and universe-hopping writer David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas and new The Bone Clocks, is nothing if not diverse. Joe Lloyd examines the oeuvre.

Announced: Tate Exhibitions 2015

A celebration of female artists: Tate Modern and Tate Britain's 2015 programme redresses the gender bias of history... at least that is what Culture Whisper like to think

The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face: review

Boundary-breaking arts collective Shunt's latest project was intriguing, with moments of brilliance, but ultimately was neither immersive nor theatrical enough, Lucy Brooks reviews.

Things to do in London this week

What to do and see in London this week, Wednesday 27th August to 3rd September 2014: the coolest cultural current events in London, as selected by the Culture Whisper team

BookBench Auction, Southbank Centre

It's your last chance to see London's famous BookBenches, dotted around the city, before they're auctioned off on 7 October, writes Arjun Sajip

Famous banned artwork: the CW edit

Following the furore over the Eva Green banned poster (Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For) Flora Hughes-Onslow profiles famous censored art through the ages

Richard Attenborough: best movies

To mark the death of much-loved actor, director and producer Richard Attenborough, Laura Tennant picks of his five most memorable films