Jason Cowley is editor of the New Statesman

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Lifestyle
04 August 2003
I remember, in my final year at university in 1989, being thrilled by the performance of a young student cricketer from...
Books
28 July 2003
Michel Houellebecq is a novelist of the void. As a disillusioned former communist who has lost all belief in human...
Film
21 July 2003
I was at school in the 1970s, a period I recall as one of deep social and political unease. In our old bipolar world,...
Lifestyle
21 July 2003
As this column prepares for its own summer recess, I thought I should leave you with some highlights (or possibly...
Ideas
14 July 2003
In 1978 the broadcaster and writer Bryan Magee published a book called Men of Ideas. It was based on a BBC television...
Lifestyle
14 July 2003
I received an e-mail this week from someone called Mark Lynas. Mr Lynas is an environmental activist and also what you...
Ideas
30 June 2003
One afternoon, in February 1997, Bjorn Lomborg was flicking through a copy of Wired magazine in a Los Angeles bookshop...
TV and Radio
30 June 2003
I spent most of the recent one-day cricket international between England and Pakistan at the Oval in the company of...
Sport
23 June 2003
If I inherited my interest in sport from anyone, it was from my paternal grandfather. Intensely solitary and private,...
Lifestyle
16 June 2003
At the end of each football season, the back pages of the newspapers, febrile with summer speculation, carry stories...
Culture
09 June 2003
The exuberance of Peter Gabriel's stage persona has long contrasted with the reticence of his personality and the...
Sport
09 June 2003
We are approaching that time of year again when for two weeks the British become interested in tennis, when the...
Music and Performance
02 June 2003
To understand the impact Morrissey and his band The Smiths had on British popular culture when they first emerged in...
Sport
02 June 2003
Football supporters - especially those who follow their team away from home - know more than most about the...
Lifestyle
26 May 2003
Who today remembers Henry Rono? Before the recent emergence of Ethiopia's Haile Gebrselassie, many considered Rono to...

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