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

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Helen Lewis
12 February 2011
At this time of year, with the red-and-pink assault of Valentine's Day looming, it's very easy to be cynical about love...
The Staggers
12 February 2011
Last year's Baftas set the tone for the awards season, with five winners of top-tier awards – The Hurt Locker,...
Helen Lewis
12 February 2011
Playing games
Helen Lewis
11 February 2011
Want to know what's odd about Julian Assange's trousers? What his dancing style is like? Or how he treats cats?All...
Helen Lewis
10 February 2011
Have you ever spoken to any of the 76 people who rejected your first book, The Eyre Affair?No, not really, and it doesn...
Helen Lewis
10 February 2011
Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World Jane McGonigal, Jonathan Cape, 320pp, £12...
Helen Lewis
09 February 2011
Tracy Worcester has spent years campaigning against intensive pig farming -- see her powerful and disturbing film Pig...
Helen Lewis
03 February 2011
Is it true that you didn't have a TV when you were growing up?We didn't have one. We certainly didn't have a video...
Helen Lewis
30 January 2011
The best of the web, brought to you. The internet is full of astonishing videos, pictures and articles but the noise-...
Politics
27 January 2011
On libraries
Helen Lewis
23 January 2011
Aaron Sorkin might have written a successful film about Facebook but he's no fan of it. At a sold-out Q&A at the...
Helen Lewis
21 January 2011
Britain, for all its many wonderful attributes, does love to take people down a peg or two. If you followed the launch...
Helen Lewis
20 January 2011
For an actor, your face is your destiny. So it's no surprise that Paul Giamatti has made a career out of playing flawed...
The Staggers
07 January 2011
With swaths of Australia's eastern seaboard underwater, this week's New Statesman has a timely piece on the simple idea...

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