Sophie Elmhirst is features editor of the New Statesman

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Books
15 March 2012
You say you wanted to write a "big, fat London novel". Why? There's that sense of global themes...
Cultural Capital
14 March 2012
Book marketing has taken a new, digital turn. To accompany the release of John Lanchester's novel, Capital, a 500-page...
TV and Radio
12 March 2012
Two makes a trend, right? After the unsmiling Danish detective Sarah Lund in The Killing, Carrie Mathison of Homeland...
Ideas
12 March 2012
(Drum roll.) For the very first time in Word Games history (more drums) . . . I bring you . . . (even more drums...
Lifestyle
08 March 2012
I'll be honest. I don't know if I'd launch a campaign on this issue and it's sure as hell not as important as most of...
Cultural Capital
05 March 2012
vs Sarah Lund
Culture
05 March 2012
A lot has been written about A4e in recent weeks, but not nearly enough of it has been about the company's diabolical...
Business
05 March 2012
Forbes magazine listed you as one of the “nine most unusual Russian businessmen". Is that a fair assessment?...
Books
05 March 2012
Your stories often have both a comic sensibility and a dark undercurrent. Is that how you see the world?I think that is...
27 February 2012
You probably read about the Swedish man who, somehow, survived two months in a car entombed in snow. No one seems to...
Cultural Capital
22 February 2012
Who was she? That's what I want to know. The Brits had many lowlights - One Direction, Olly Murs, One Direction - but a...
Health
20 February 2012
Health
Culture
17 February 2012
When Adele Adkins went up on stage to collect her Grammy Award for Album of the Year, flanked by skinny-suited men --...
16 February 2012
The scale of The Street Sweeper, your third novel, is vast. It encompasses most of the history of the 20th century....
Culture
12 February 2012
Terra, Grizedale Forest, from 11 FebruaryIn 1968, as the land art movement took off in the US, the Forestry Commission...

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