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

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Cultural Capital
07 March 2010
To the ENO on Friday, to see Jonathan Miller's production of Donizetti's The Elixir of Love. Working with a translation...
Cultural Capital
04 March 2010
Last night, I went to listen to a debate, hosted at Kings Place in London by the Cultural Leadership Programme, between...
Cultural Capital
01 March 2010
I blogged a couple of weeks ago about the delight of the French intellectual class at the ridicule to which Bernard-...
Politics
01 March 2010
In his 2009 speech to the Conservative party conference, David Cameron acknowledged the contributions made by several...
Business
12 February 2010
John Lanchester
Books
11 February 2010
The NLR was born in 1960, a product of the "New Left" that emerged in Britain in the late 1950s, after Suez...
Cultural Capital
10 February 2010
Le tout Paris can't quite contain its delighted disbelief at the news that the writer and "philosopher"...
The Staggers
10 February 2010
In a forthcoming interview with Jonathan Derbyshire and Mehdi Hasan of the New Statesman, the Nobel Prize-winning US...
Ideas
08 February 2010
In June 1950, the black American writer James Baldwin wrote a piece entitled "The Negro in Paris" for a...
Cultural Capital
07 February 2010
In Martin Amis's memoir Experience (to my mind, his finest book), there is an account of an altercation with Salman...
Cultural Capital
05 February 2010
My interview with Sir Frank Kermode, which appears in this week's New Statesman, is now available to read online.I didn...
Books
05 February 2010
Has literary criticism lost the prestige that it once had?There was a period, when I was a young lecturer, when there...
Cultural Capital
02 February 2010
 As we reported at the time, Maurice Hindle's previously unpublished interview with John Lennon, which appeared in...
Books
25 January 2010
Your father, Jaballa Matar, was abducted in 1990 and taken into detention in Libya. When did you last see him?He was...
Cultural Capital
22 January 2010
 Any "little magazine" worth its salt should, from time to time, ask its contributors to ruminate on the...

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