Portrait by Muir Vidler for New Statesman
By Mehdi Hasan - 09 May
"Osborne can try my pork dish".
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 09 May
Your new book, The New Few, is a kind of sequel, isn’t it, to your book on class and
By Samira Shackle - 04 May
What made you go into politics? I got involved with a lot of community campaigns and some
New Statesman
By Sophie Elmhirst - 03 May
  Your book, ironically, has got people talking a lot about introverts. What’s the
New Statesman
By Sophie Elmhirst - 02 May
"Mao was a bad man but a good subject."
Nick de Bois.
By Samira Shackle - 27 April
What made you go into politics?   I went into politics because when I started out my
Whit Stillman
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 26 April
When I meet Whit Stillman in a London hotel, he is soberly dressed in the kind of tweed-jacket-and-
Peter Carey
By Nina Caplan - 26 April
Peter Carey doesn’t want to talk about Australia. “Christ,” he laughs, “I
Michael Frayn
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 25 April
Skios, farce and fiction.
Tim Farron.
By Samira Shackle - 20 April
Standing in for Take That.