Philip Maughan is Assistant Editor at the New Statesman.

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Cultural Capital
14 November 2012
Plus ça change. In 1927 the British Broadcasting Company was granted a Royal Charter, elected John Reith as its...
Cultural Capital
02 November 2012
Fifty-two years ago today a unanimous jury at the Old Bailey affirmed that the book Lady Chatterley’s...
Cultural Capital
26 October 2012
After the FT reported that talks had been held between two of the world’s “big six” publishers,...
Cultural Capital
18 October 2012
This morning ArtReview announced the 2012 Power 100, their annual list of the contemporary art world’s most...
Cultural Capital
17 October 2012
Last week I visited Durham Cathedral. I did so for no particular reason other than I was in Durham, and that’s...
Cultural Capital
16 October 2012
After your last two projects, the drama films Ghosts and Battle for Haditha, what inspired you to return to your old...
Cultural Capital
15 October 2012
Alongside Bloomsbury, Faber & Faber and Fourth Estate – names synonymous with literary publishing in Britain...
Cultural Capital
10 October 2012
The NS team reveal their hands.
Cultural Capital
09 October 2012
To complete the London art fair trinity (which also includes Frieze and Moniker), PAD will set up shop in Mayfair...
Cultural Capital
08 October 2012
The Frieze Art Fair returns from New York to London this Thursday, bringing together 175 of the world’s most...
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,...

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