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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15 November 2012
Readers of last week’s issue of this magazine may have noticed that the illustration accompanying this column was...
Society
08 November 2012
A brief spell of financial viability, boredom and a clear schedule conspire, towards the end of October, to propel me...
Food and Drink
01 November 2012
Iam lying in bed in the afternoon reading a fascinating article in the Times Literary Supplement – a very good...
Food and Drink
25 October 2012
Nicholas Lezard's "Down and Out in London" column.
Society
11 October 2012
So, here I am in club class on a plane running under the flag of a Well- Known Airline. Yes, yes, I know. What is a...
Society
04 October 2012
Could you all please be a little quieter? Razors has been here and I am feeling a bit delicate this morning. Thank you...
Lifestyle
27 September 2012
That’s the summer over, then.
Books
20 September 2012
Should I go to the party? Should I?
Lifestyle
12 September 2012
Accidentally exploring the recesses of your eyeball.
Lifestyle
05 September 2012
The first time you brush your teeth with shaving cream instead of toothpaste, it takes a while for your taste buds to...
Society
29 August 2012
Today I am in frisky mood, for I am packing my bags to go on holiday for the first time since a long weekend in Paris...
Books
23 August 2012
Well, that’s it, the book is done and you will hear no more about it from me in this column. Apart from this. It...
Society
15 August 2012
“Been busy lately?” asks a friend I haven’t seen for a while. “Yes,” I reply, “you...
Lifestyle
08 August 2012
I’m a piles-and-piles-of-books-and-papers-around-the-place kind of person.
Travel
25 July 2012
  These are times that try men’s souls. And women’s, obviously. This is, I gather, the “...

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