Jason Cowley is editor of the New Statesman

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Culture
18 July 2005
The attacks on New York and Washington on 11 September 2001, so extreme and audacious, left many of us speechless: the...
Culture
11 July 2005
On the morning after England's dramatic, tied, one-day international final against Australia at Lord's, the Sunday...
Lifestyle
04 July 2005
There is, as usual, a quality of desperation to the BBC's coverage of Wimbledon. Tennis is a good game to play but...
Lifestyle
13 June 2005
One evening in the late Seventies, my parents returned home from a school parents' evening with bad news: the sports...
Sport
06 June 2005
"For a while I lost sight of Jordan Baker, and then in midsummer I found her again. At first I was flattered to go...
Lifestyle
23 May 2005
I first became interested in cricket during the hot summer of 1976. I was ten years old, and one morning during the...
UK Politics
09 May 2005
Best Sport Award (I):David BlunkettThe former home secretary was discovered campaigning in Worcester by BBC Newsnight's...
Books
04 April 2005
Imagine the scene. Joseph Conrad is at home in his drawing room in Kent with his friends and fellow writers Henry James...
Africa
14 March 2005
Pele once predicted that an African nation would win the World Cup before the end of the 20th century. He was almost...
Books
14 March 2005
On a recent visit to South Africa, I asked friends - academics, writers, journalists - to recommend one book, if one...
Music and Performance
07 February 2005
When I mentioned at a recent New Statesman editorial conference that I wanted to write about Kate Bush, who is...
Human Rights
07 February 2005
Should South Africa ever again be represented by an all-white cricket team? The feeling among many white sports fans I...
Sport
31 January 2005
In January last year I put away a novel on which I had been labouring intermittently with no real enjoyment, and even...
Lifestyle
24 January 2005
In 2003, Jasper Rees wrote a book about Arsene Wenger, later expensively serialised in the Guardian, only to discover...
Culture
17 January 2005
Early this month, I spent an unusually instructive evening in and around the press box at Highbury. I was there to...

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