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

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International Politics
13 June 2012
Could one boil down the thesis of your book Why Nations Fail to the James Carville-style slogan, “It’s the...
06 June 2012
One of the themes of your latest book, Distilling the Frenzy, is the danger of passing off “contemporary...
30 May 2012
The Railsea author interviewed.
The Staggers
20 May 2012
The more consequential of the two stories contained in the latest extracts from Francis Elliott and James Hanning's...
The Staggers
19 May 2012
The Times today carries the latest instalments (£) in its serialisation of Francis Elliott and James Hanning'...
16 May 2012
My friend N–, with whom I’ve been going to watch Manchester City for the past eight years, was worried...
16 May 2012
Your debut novel, HHhH, deals with the assassination of the Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich. When did you first become...
09 May 2012
Your new book, The New Few, is a kind of sequel, isn’t it, to your book on class and inequality, Mind the Gap?...
02 May 2012
A couple of months ago, the former Test cricketer Ed Smith wrote a piece for this magazine about English football...
26 April 2012
When I meet Whit Stillman in a London hotel, he is soberly dressed in the kind of tweed-jacket-and-slacks combination...
26 April 2012
Pantheon Sam Bourne HarperCollins, 416pp, £12.99 In H G Wells’s 1911 novel, The New Machiavelli, the...
25 April 2012
Skios, farce and fiction.
Cultural Capital
20 April 2012
Levon Helm, the musician and, latterly, actor, best known as the drummer of The Band, has died of cancer in New York....
19 April 2012
The poor, Michael Harrington wrote in his book The Other America: Poverty in the United States, published in 1962,...
18 April 2012
American Writing Special