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 Real Meals

Food and Drink
2013-12-31 17:00:00

On the Eurostar I sat in the baby carriage.

Culture
2013-11-14 16:17:42

On the dockside in Boston I spotted Fia’s Seafood – they

Culture
2013-10-31 07:20:29

Jamie Oliver – like the poor he so adores – seems always

Food and Drink
2013-09-19 07:46:38

It’s Tuesday afternoon and I feel like going to synagogu

Food and Drink
2013-09-05 05:00:00

Five Guys is a US fast-food chain that’s been high-profi

Culture
2013-07-04 07:31:18

Heading very slowly across town to the Slug & Lettuc

2013-06-06 09:18:05

So, I load da inner-city ghetto boyz up in the gun wagon

Food and Drink
2013-05-15 08:39:34

Back in the 1970s, when the world was just as evil and s

Food and Drink
2013-05-01 08:56:24

I once had lunch with the late Malcolm McLaren.

Food and Drink
2013-03-26 15:04:44

I’ve always found George Gordon (Lord Byron) to be the m

Food and Drink
2013-03-01 09:25:58

I once asked Martin Amis how an interview had gone with

Culture
2013-02-14 11:46:11

I was in Basel so I thought I’d check out some raclette,

Food and Drink
2013-02-07 11:05:52

I have the impression that Spudulike has been in steady

Culture
2013-01-24 08:30:27

‘‘Which,” I asked the nice young man in Le Pain Quotidie

Culture
2012-12-19 07:49:02

I thought it might be a good idea to depart this year wi

Food and Drink
2012-12-06 07:54:20

The “spatialisation of culture under the pressure of org

Food and Drink
2012-11-22 08:35:20

Nick Lezard, whom I met at Prezzo for one of our twice-p

Culture
2012-11-08 08:46:29

Numbers of giraffes (Girrafa camelopardalis) in

Food and Drink
2012-10-25 12:37:00

In John Steinbeck’s Depression-era novel, The Grapes

Culture
2012-10-04 09:47:19

The last thing you want to hear about is my bowels – I k

Culture
2012-09-20 08:11:55

It’s worth recalling the infamous “black dinner” from J-

Culture
2012-09-05 10:50:49

As we drove down the broad stretch of Highway 9, which,

Culture
2012-07-25 16:05:14

I haven’t felt that I’ve done the great British institut

Culture
2012-07-11 14:08:20

Happy birthday to the hegemon!

Food and Drink
2012-06-27 11:34:39

I haven’t eaten a real meal in the past ten days – if by

Food and Drink
2012-06-13 15:09:09

The joint is called “Mariners” – which is fair enough: s

Society
2012-05-30 15:30:20

I emailed my friend Zee who is half German, half Pakista

Lifestyle
2012-05-16 14:32:43

Ask not what your country can do for you – instead, go t

Food and Drink
2012-05-03 16:25:09

It was said of Guy de Maupassant that he ate dinner ever

Food and Drink
2012-04-19 09:45:54

In keeping with the convergence of downtown Los Angeles

Society
2012-03-29 15:33:34
Society
2012-03-05 00:00:00
2012-02-20 00:00:00
Society
2012-01-23 00:00:00
Culture
2011-12-05 00:00:00
Food and Drink
2011-11-16 00:00:00
Food and Drink
2011-11-07 00:00:00
Food and Drink
2011-10-24 00:00:00
Culture
2011-10-10 00:00:00
Ideas
2011-09-26 00:00:00
Food and Drink
2011-09-12 00:00:00
Food and Drink
2011-08-29 00:00:00
Food and Drink
2011-08-15 00:00:00
Food and Drink
2011-07-21 09:50:49
Culture
2011-06-09 10:25:42
Food and Drink
2011-05-26 12:07:04
Food and Drink
2011-05-12 12:31:58
Food and Drink
2011-04-27 11:34:05
Culture
2011-04-14 12:52:02
Food and Drink
2011-03-31 14:30:50
Lifestyle
2011-03-17 13:23:30
Lifestyle
2011-03-03 11:21:30
Culture
2011-02-10 15:00:28
Lifestyle
2011-01-27 14:01:56
Culture
2011-01-13 11:16:47
Culture
2010-12-15 09:41:05
Lifestyle
2010-11-04 12:25:12
Lifestyle
2010-10-18 08:22:44
Lifestyle
2010-10-04 08:23:38
Lifestyle
2010-09-20 08:13:52
2010-09-06 08:17:06
Lifestyle
2010-08-20 10:53:20
Culture
2010-08-06 08:13:58
Food and Drink
2010-07-23 08:16:06
Food and Drink
2010-07-12 07:58:03
Food and Drink
2010-06-25 09:35:42
Food and Drink
2010-06-14 08:02:30
Food and Drink
2010-05-31 09:42:12
Culture
2010-05-16 17:35:35
Culture
2010-05-01 10:35:55
Culture
2010-04-17 15:39:17
Food and Drink
2010-03-15 08:27:43
Culture
2010-02-26 10:45:38
Food and Drink
2010-02-15 08:21:49
Food and Drink
2010-01-29 10:25:54
Consumer/Retail
2010-01-14 06:27:41
Food and Drink
2009-12-17 07:06:57
Food and Drink
2009-11-26 05:41:38
Food and Drink
2009-11-12 05:43:16
Food and Drink
2009-10-29 07:51:49
Food and Drink
2009-10-15 07:38:24
Food and Drink
2009-10-01 07:13:02