Jason Cowley is editor of the New Statesman

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Sport
02 December 2002
On 26 June 1996, England lost the semi-final of the European Championship to Germany in a penalty shoot-out. This was...
Culture
18 November 2002
Oh dear, another life of Byron. At least, Fiona MacCarthy's biography is nicely (or should that be cynically?) timed to...
Books
28 October 2002
Donna Tartt's first novel, The Secret History (1992), is about a cabal of highly educated classics students at an elite...
Books
21 October 2002
Anyone who is familiar with the fiction of Michel Houellebecq will surely not have been surprised by the terrorist...
Books
21 October 2002
George Walden and I were once friends. We visited Moscow together, and I used to go to his house for drinks and dinner...
Culture
30 September 2002
In the mid-1990s, I was despatched to report on a festival of new media at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. This was...
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...

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