Will Self

Will Self is the author of seven novels, six collections of stories and five collections of non-fiction. His most recent novel is The Butt. He writes the Madness of Crowds column for the New Statesman as well as the Real Meals column.

Articles in Madness of Crowds

Ideas
2013-10-10 14:02:59

What a lot of skeuomorphs there are around nowadays – on

International Politics
2013-08-08 09:00:00
Lifestyle
2013-07-08 12:45:00

I return to beards again – and gladly.

Culture
2013-06-27 07:55:12

You can fool all of the people for some of the time, the

TV and Radio
2013-06-14 09:16:44

A friend in the publishing business told me that Clare B

UK Politics
2013-05-30 08:17:08

“Yesterday’s anti-colonialists are trying to humanise th

Culture
2013-05-16 08:53:48

Caesar! We who are about to die salute you!

Society
2013-05-02 07:59:43

At the time of Diana Spencer’s funeral in 1997, I rememb

Lifestyle
2013-03-27 12:36:51

As the medieval astronomical clock in Prague’s Old Town

Lifestyle
2013-03-14 07:46:18

At Canning Town Station, on the Docklands Light Railway

Society
2013-02-28 13:16:00

At Paddington Station, where one occasionally finds a st

Politics
2013-02-14 06:33:22

Dinner with the quality: serpentine water carafes coil u

Culture
2013-01-31 11:05:58

As I write the traffic is still backed up from the Wands

UK Politics
2013-01-17 08:30:00

These are the coldest collations of the year: shards of

Art and Design
2012-12-13 07:49:07

Oh, I do so hope, dear readers, that you don’t feel I’ve

Society
2012-11-15 08:37:05

I’ve written before in this magazine about those hideous

Broadcast
2012-11-01 05:58:20

The mot juste is oophagy, meaning that strange

Society
2012-10-11 08:24:44

It must have been a hippy-dippy-happyhoppy fortnight rou

Culture
2012-09-27 08:09:12

You don’t need to know this – but here goes: due to some

Society
2012-09-12 15:12:22

Sometimes the crowd is the madness – at others it’s the

Lifestyle
2012-08-23 09:05:16

From the moment I knew I was having a baby, I wanted to

Consumer Tech
2012-07-19 08:29:53

She’s lying over there in the corner of the room, innoce

Lifestyle
2012-07-04 15:49:34

Sitting in the chair at Smile, the fashionable King’s Ro

Lifestyle
2012-06-20 13:56:24

Millions of people in this country get up every morning

2012-06-06 16:10:01

I am distressed to see that the hateful expression “buil

Society
2012-05-23 16:00:56

My mother used to say that the difference between Americ

Lifestyle
2012-05-09 16:43:06

Compulsive hoarding is pretty out there, no?

Society
2012-04-26 13:51:22

The transvaginal probe is a long, dildo-shaped instrumen

Lifestyle
2012-04-26 13:50:10

 

Digital
2012-03-26 00:00:00
Society
2012-03-12 00:00:00

Society
2012-01-30 00:00:00
Society
2012-01-16 00:00:00
2011-11-14 00:00:00
2011-10-31 00:00:00
Lifestyle
2011-09-14 15:14:12
Culture
2011-08-08 00:00:00
Lifestyle
2011-07-11 00:00:00
Lifestyle
2011-06-02 11:09:26
Culture
2011-05-20 12:28:34
Society
2011-04-29 07:22:47
Culture
2011-04-20 12:52:50
Politics
2011-04-07 16:06:21
Society
2011-03-11 12:33:24
Ideas
2011-02-24 14:58:59
Culture
2011-02-03 11:03:10
Culture
2010-12-29 10:52:19
Culture
2010-12-09 11:56:06
Lifestyle
2010-11-11 12:56:32
Culture
2010-10-28 11:11:42
Lifestyle
2010-10-14 08:28:39
Lifestyle
2010-09-27 11:13:45
Lifestyle
2010-09-13 07:23:54
Lifestyle
2010-08-13 08:23:59
Books
2010-07-30 08:49:20
Newspapers
2010-07-16 07:57:27
Society
2010-07-02 08:36:38
Culture
2010-06-21 08:04:59
Lifestyle
2010-06-07 08:25:32
Society
2010-05-21 08:13:02
Society
2010-05-06 11:44:08
Politics
2010-04-22 07:06:30
Sport
2010-04-08 12:28:04
Culture
2010-03-08 09:20:59
Lifestyle
2010-02-22 08:25:54
Ideas
2010-02-04 06:28:13
Lifestyle
2010-01-07 06:30:58
Lifestyle
2009-12-03 05:20:03
Society
2009-11-19 05:52:17
Lifestyle
2009-11-05 05:55:47
Sci-Tech
2009-10-22 07:48:58
Ideas
2009-10-08 05:46:12
Environment
2009-09-24 05:50:59