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

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Helen Lewis
05 December 2011
Standing in the howling wind on the beach at Lyme Regis, looking at a nondescript clump of greenery, I realise I would...
Helen Lewis
03 December 2011
"Let's go back to this thing about there being a story," Wendy Cope says as we sit on a bench by the...
Helen Lewis
01 December 2011
The media are under the most scrutiny they have faced in decades -- but whatever Lord Leveson decides, there still...
Helen Lewis
24 November 2011
How low can the paparazzi go? The lower the better, in the case of the "upskirt" shot beloved of the bottom...
Helen Lewis
22 November 2011
Do I have meme fatigue? Have I become unbearably pious? Have I just lost my sense of humour?Yesterday afternoon,...
The Staggers
21 November 2011
Hugh Grant has speculated over the source of a 2007 story on his private life in the Mail on Sunday, claiming it was...
Helen Lewis
16 November 2011
Is there any food you find disgusting?Raw celery. I don't understand the point of it. Braised celery - lovely! But raw...
Helen Lewis
15 November 2011
Feminism has been such a success that I seldom have cause to think about why it's so necessary. Sure, there is the...
Helen Lewis
14 November 2011
This morning, on Radio 4's Woman's Hour, I think I managed to shock Jane Garvey by relating some of the lowlights from...
Helen Lewis
14 November 2011
Move over, Christine Keeler; Frances Abington got there first. Arms draped over a chair, thumb resting teasingly on...
Helen Lewis
10 November 2011
Since I've been banging on about sexism for the last week, one rejoinder has come up more than any other: isn't online...
Helen Lewis
09 November 2011
It is a truth universally acknowledged that anyone who writes about Pride and Prejudice cannot resist riffing on its...
Helen Lewis
06 November 2011
On Thursday, I posted a blog about the sexist abuse that female bloggers routinely face online. I'd seen my fellow NS...
The Staggers
06 November 2011
In the New Statesman last month, our leader column called for Ed Miliband to engage with the protesters outside St Paul...
Helen Lewis
05 November 2011
Monster and genius

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