Tuesday, October 4th
Amanda Knox cleared of murder "Over the past four years, the Italian legal system has served up a steady diet of salacious, sensational claims about the American's 'demonic' sex life that allegedly held the key to the brutal murder of her flatmate." (Not so fast, Daily Mail)
Portrait of a man possessed "Ratko Mladic knows only too well about living and dying, about willing and unwilling victims, about pests and how to control them. Mladic is the perfect beekeeper. For once, everyone can agree."
Miranda July on shoplifting "In time, I improved. I discovered that stealing required a loose, casual energy, a sort of oneness with the environment, like surfing or horse-whispering. And once I knew I could do it I felt strangely obliged to."
Panorama: Gerhard Richter at the Tate "Gerhard Richter has been making art ever since he left Communist East Germany in 1961. Now almost 80, he is widely regarded as a post-war standard-bearer for European painting."
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