Nicholas Lezard is a literary critic for the Guardian and also writes for the Independent. He writes the Down and Out in London column for the New Statesman.

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30 January 2014
Here’s a funny thing: my bedroom has started smelling again. Not a terribly bad smell, but musty and slightly...
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23 January 2014
The Beloved is committed to it.
19 December 2013
I have been trying to work out lately whether I am clever or stupid. On the one hand, I have been brooding for some...
Lifestyle
13 December 2013
To St Michael’s Church in Highgate with the children for the annual Christmas concert. This is, I know, the most...
Lifestyle
05 December 2013
At the time of writing, I do not know whether the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special will be any good but it had...
Lifestyle
28 November 2013
Why even stay in London?
Lifestyle
21 November 2013
November 8, 2013. A letter has been printed in this magazine. “Oh, for God’s sake,” it begins,...
Lifestyle
14 November 2013
And which is harder to endure?
Lifestyle
07 November 2013
I was once told live on air that I wouldn't have fought in World War II.
Lifestyle
31 October 2013
It is hard to be without money.
Lifestyle
24 October 2013
You don't argue with people wearing shoes like that.
Lifestyle
17 October 2013
Becoming an expert on Adorno in three days.
Lifestyle
10 October 2013
The return of the schoolgirl gang.

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