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

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Books
28 November 2011
Maggs Bros, a firm of antiquarian book dealers founded in 1853, has occupied a handsome Georgian townhouse at 50...
Books
14 November 2011
The new, condensed edition of your four-volume history of the City of London will be read through the prism of the 2008...
UK Politics
10 November 2011
It was "quite a moment", said Jon Cruddas, to be considering the legacy of Clement Attlee. The Labour MP for...
Books
31 October 2011
Would it be accurate to describe your new novel, Ed King, as a retooling of the Oedipus myth?Yes, although I think the...
Economics
24 October 2011
Can you summarise the central argument of your new book, The Price of Civilisation?I'm saying that, on an economic...
Culture
24 October 2011
Since its inception in 1984, the Turner Prize for contemporary art has been a reliable source of controversy - an easy...
Cultural Capital
19 October 2011
Barnes wins
The Staggers
17 October 2011
Hollande wins
Books
17 October 2011
Literary theory looms large in your new novel, The Marriage Plot. Would you say that being put through the theory...
Books
17 October 2011
Literary theory looms large in your new novel, The Marriage Plot. Would you say that being put through the theory...
Cultural Capital
12 October 2011
I blogged yesterday about the misgivings expressed here and elsewhere about this year's Man Booker Prize shortlist. I...
Cultural Capital
11 October 2011
Leo Robson's unforgiving assessment of both the composition of the panel of judges for this year's Man Booker Prize and...
The Staggers
10 October 2011
A left turn
Culture
10 October 2011
On 20 September, Roy Harper appeared on the BBC's Later . . . With Jools Holland. Grizzled, solitary and with just his...

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