Philip Maughan is a writer and editorial assistant at the New Statesman.

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Cultural Capital
04 October 2012
In 1951 Jack Kerouac cut and taped together sheets of architects’ tracing paper to create a typewriter scroll...
Cultural Capital
04 October 2012
“East of the West” by Bulgarian-American writer Miroslav Penkov has won the BBC International Short Story...
Cultural Capital
02 October 2012
Last night at Somerset House the 2012 Forward Prize was awarded to the American poet Jorie Graham for her latest...
Cultural Capital
26 September 2012
“What we need is a film that can cross over: what Amores Perros was for Mexican cinema, what City of God was for...
Cultural Capital
13 September 2012
Treme, David Simon’s follow-up to The Wire, will return for a third series in the US later this month. The show,...
Cultural Capital
12 September 2012
Last weekend Philip Roth published an open letter to Wikipedia in the New Yorker, expressing his frustration at being...

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