Sophie Elmhirst is features editor of the New Statesman

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Sport
25 July 2012
I’ll take the high jump.
TV and Radio
04 July 2012
The NS Interview.
Lifestyle
28 June 2012
  Sometimes a word has so many meanings, all glancing off each other, that you can’t get to grips with...
Lifestyle
20 June 2012
While all around are losing theirs.
Space
20 June 2012
It’s a weird, witching sort of time, the solstice. On the longest day of the year, the sun (if you can remember...
Culture
13 June 2012
Not long ago, two friends married and, in the groom’s speech to his bride, he said that all the worry and frenzy...
The Staggers
30 May 2012
They went up slowly, one by one. First, a toothy Andrew, then Charles, smug in his uniform like a kid who’s...
Books
16 May 2012
Sweet Revenge: the Intimate Life of Simon Cowell Tom Bower Faber & Faber, 432pp, £18.99 The mental image...
Culture
09 May 2012
You could spend the long, wet summer navigating Britain’s lanes in quest of the latest boutique literary festival...
Culture
09 May 2012
From wild rabbit to foam sweets.
Culture
03 May 2012
  Your book, ironically, has got people talking a lot about introverts. What’s the difference between...
Nature
03 May 2012
Sometimes, a word stops working. It’s not the word’s fault, it’s ours, trying to shoehorn...
Books
02 May 2012
"Mao was a bad man but a good subject."
UK Politics
25 April 2012
I t’s a damp Monday morning and John Humphrys (who, as a Today programme presenter, has to rise at around 4am...
Culture
18 April 2012
At Paul Rothe & Son, a delicatessen on Mary­lebone Lane moored in the 1950s, Jonathan Safran Foer admires the...

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