Helen Lewis is deputy editor of the New Statesman. She tweets @helenlewis

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Books
16 January 2012
The Brain Is Wider Than the Sky: Why Simple Solutions Don't Work in a Complex World Bryan AppleyardWeidenfeld &...
The Staggers
15 January 2012
Ed Miliband continued his fightback on BBC1's Andrew Marr show this morning, talking about the challenges of leading...
The Staggers
14 January 2012
Fiscal austerity alone will not solve the Eurozone crisis, according to rating agency Standard & Poor's, which...
The Staggers
14 January 2012
Ed Balls has made a round of media appearances today, giving interviews to both the Guardian and Today programme to...
North America
11 January 2012
Many female politicians overplay or underplay their feminity in order to get on in a male-dominated world. Refreshingly...
North America
11 January 2012
At 1pm on a cold Saturday afternoon, Jon Stewart stepped on stage on the Mall in Washington, DC and looked out at the...
Helen Lewis
09 January 2012
On 1 January, the first episode of the new series of Sherlock aired -- a retelling of the Arthur Conan Doyle story A...
North America
09 January 2012
The Daily Mail was right. Not a sentence you read very often in this column, and I hope its regular captain will...
Helen Lewis
03 January 2012
Predictable harrumphing about the Tory MP's photoshoot with GQ.{C} I disagree with Louise Mensch on many things:...
Helen Lewis
02 January 2012
Amid a sea of tributes to Christopher Hitchens - including the invention of a genre of journalism, the "then I...
Helen Lewis
29 December 2011
"The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist," says Verbal Kint at the...
Helen Lewis
22 December 2011
Many things terrify me about having children -- no day that involves an episiotomy can be a good day, I feel -- but...
The Staggers
16 December 2011
1. Being Christopher HitchensIn the 2010 NS interview, Hitchens offers his opinions on politics and religion, and has...
Culture
12 December 2011
Did you know that there are robots in the Iliad? There are: Hephaestus has "female servants made of gold",...
Helen Lewis
08 December 2011
NS Interview: Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw

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