Killings brings you our fortnightly selection of posts that have amused, enlightened and generally distracted us.
Nine popular European tourist attractions that you might want to miss
The legacy of The X-Files
A poignant letter to a 16-year-old Jackson Pollock from his father
What movies make you ignore everything else?
Velveteen gloves, capes, butterfly nets: things famous writers wouldn’t leave home without
The greatest books of all time, as voted by 125 authors