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

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Books
30 January 2012
The Art of Fielding Chad HarbachFourth Estate, 512pp, £16.99Henry Skrimshander, one of the central characters in Chad...
Cultural Capital
24 January 2012
Six months after the launch of Huffington Post UK, the British version of her news aggregation and commentary website,...
Books
23 January 2012
Your book The Right Kind of History examines the teaching of history in English schools in the 20th century. How would...
Books
16 January 2012
Your novel, The Art of Fielding - which is your first - was ten years in gestation. What took you so long?From very...
World Affairs
11 January 2012
One of the first guests on Tavis Smiley's discussion programme on National Public Radio back in 2002 was the...
North America
11 January 2012
When, in the immediate aftermath of the 11 September 2001 attacks, Christopher Hitchens began filing for divorce from...
Books
09 January 2012
Can you sum up the case for a conservative environmentalism that you make in your new book, Green Philosophy?I'm trying...
Film
09 January 2012
You belong to a generation that came to political consciousness under Margaret Thatcher. Did writing the screenplay for...
Books
02 January 2012
Why did you decide to return to Nigeria more than a decade after the execution of your father, Ken Saro-Wiwa, by the...
Ideas
02 January 2012
A couple of weeks ago, a colleague left a pile of slightly dog-eared pamphlets on my desk. They included Why...
Cultural Capital
12 December 2011
I interviewed Bernard-Henri Lévy last week for a profile that will appear in the New Statesman soon. He was in London...
Books
12 December 2011
Your new book, I Was Born There, I Was Born Here, is about returning to Palestine from your current home in Cairo. What...
The Staggers
11 December 2011
There's only one story in the Sunday papers this morning: Nick Clegg's"fury" (the Observer) at David Cameron'...
The Staggers
10 December 2011
Demonstrators are thronging the streets of Moscow to protest at widespread alleged fraud in last Sunday's parliamentary...
Cultural Capital
07 December 2011
Robert Service is one of this country's leading authorities on the history of the Soviet Union. He is the author of...

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