The novelist talks family, time travel, and the late Dora Akunyili.
Throughout the negotiations, Britain has been accused of wishing to “have its cake and eat it”. The irony is that it was already doing so.
Hilary Mantel, Andrew Marr, Francis Fukuyama, Michael Sandel, Nicola Sturgeon, Clive James and many others choose their books of the year.
A selection of the best letters received from our readers this week. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to have your thoughts voiced in the New Statesman magazine.
The author and essayist on London in the 1890s, Beatles trivia, and James Bond.
Although acquitted of blasphemy, Bibi’s life remains in permanent danger as long as she remains in Pakistan.
Rather than merely taxing the rich more heavily, Labour and other parties should turn their focus on unearned income – land, property and other static assets.
IPPR research fellow will join the NS in January.
The New Statesman America team chew it over.