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Pippa Bailey is the New Statesman’s chief sub-editor.
Rosie and Jacob's world is pristine and romantic: everything is beautiful and nothing hurts.
In fact, my brother and I would get matching ones.
The BBC-Netflix drama doesn’t just divide itself between London and Tokyo, English and Japanese, but between genres.
Despite the many complications of Brexit, anti-Semitism and Corbyn, Labour ran with a manifesto I believe offered answers to many of the UK’s worst inequalities.
Finally, here was exercise that felt intuitive, where my body wasn’t fighting me over every movement.
Before my grandpa was my grandpa, he was a child, born – as my grandmother was some years after him, and later their child, my mother – into the Exclusive Brethren, a Christian sect, in 1921.
Mansplain, snowflake and bae: there’s a pleasure to be found in watching a living language grow and wrestle with itself.
Until recently, I had never seen the Shelby brothers stalk, Reservoir Dogs-style, through the streets of Birmingham. And I certainly didn’t believe that a Brummie accent could be sexy.
From the comfort of my sofa, I’ve peered over dizzying drops, reached to find purchase where there is none to be seen, and balanced precariously over seemingly bottomless abysses.
David Fincher's skill lies in his ability to tell gripping, violent stories without exploiting the victims at their centre.