Jonathan Derbyshire is Managing Editor of Prospect. He was formerly Culture Editor of the New Statesman.

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Cultural Capital
25 January 2011
There's a moment in the South African writer Ivan Vladislavic's 2006 memoir Portrait With Keys in which he describes...
Books
20 January 2011
Why did you decide to return to Karl Marx in your new book, How to Change the World?The book isn't simply about Marx's...
Culture
13 January 2011
What was your motivation for writing about L S Lowry?I used to cycle around Manchester as a child and so I became...
Cultural Capital
11 January 2011
The writer and critic John Gross, a former literary editor of the New Statesman, died yesterday at the age of 75. After...
The Staggers
09 January 2011
At Left Foot Forward, the Fabian Society's Sunder Katwala offers a very interesting analysis of the debate over the...
The Staggers
09 January 2011
America reacts
The Staggers
08 January 2011
In this week's New Statesman, Bryan Appleyard reviews Evgeny's Morozov's new book, The Net Delusion: How Not to...
The Staggers
08 January 2011
Gavin Kelly's cover story in this week's New Statesman on the intensifying squeeze on the living standards of ordinary...
Books
06 January 2011
Your book is a history of Roman legions. What is their greatest legacy?Organisation was certainly the key to Roman...
Books
06 January 2011
Two subgenres did more than most to keep the market in serious non-fiction buoyant during 2010: politicians' memoirs (...
The Staggers
19 December 2010
1934-2010
Culture
15 December 2010
You and writers such as Stieg Larsson and Henning Mankell have alighted on crime fiction as a way of exploring modern...
Ideas
15 December 2010
How has philosophy developed since you trained in the discipline?I loved the philosophical climate of the 1950s. We...
Culture
18 November 2010
A World on Fire is your second book. Your first, Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, was published 12 years ago. What...
Ideas
18 November 2010
In 1998, in the introduction to The Burden of Responsibility, a book about French intellectuals in the 20th century,...

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