Jason Cowley is editor of the New Statesman

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Books
09 September 2002
The latest issue of Granta includes fragments of an e-mail "conversation" between the editor Ian Jack and the writer...
Sport
02 September 2002
I suppose there was a certain grim fascination to be had from watching England's forlorn struggle to save the...
Books
26 August 2002
The two major football stories of the close season - the sacking of David O'Leary by Leeds United, and the destructive...
TV and Radio
19 August 2002
The former BBC sports presenter Sally Jones is seeking to return to broadcasting. Sally who, you might ask? In her "...
Lifestyle
12 August 2002
Perhaps only the most ardent cricket fans will know of Robert Bailey, who announced his retirement from the county game...
Sport
05 August 2002
I was determined to avoid the Commonwealth Games. The thought of more imperial pomp and ceremony, in this year of the...
Culture
01 July 2002
What is Moby? Listening to the voice of the man who calls himself Moby, you wouldn't say that he was a singer exactly....
Culture
24 June 2002
Ian Hamilton, in his introduction to the Penguin Book of Twentieth-Century Essays, excluded the long literary profile...
Books
27 May 2002
I was a Booker Prize judge in 1997, the year in which two of the finest novels of the entire postwar period were...
Culture
06 May 2002
One of the first paintings you see as you enter the Gerhard Richter retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New...
Books
06 May 2002
Blitzed! is a compelling document from a time of rapid social and political transformation in Britain. When I was an...
Books
29 April 2002
I was reclining in a warm bath, in a country-house hotel in north Yorkshire, when an animated voice informed me that...
World Affairs
22 April 2002
It has often been remarked that, in the immediate aftermath of 11 September, New Yorkers were liberated into excess....
Books
22 April 2002
Ryszard Kapuscinski has reached that happy stage in his writing life when everything he publishes is received with...
Books
04 March 2002
It is often said that book prizes have long since replaced reviews as our primary means of literary transmission, of...

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