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Tom Gatti is Deputy Editor of the New Statesman. He previously edited the Saturday Review section of the Times, and can be found on Twitter as @tom_gatti.
There was no shortage of empathy and well-meaning advice when a tweet about a toddler meltdown went viral.
A planet in crisis, Orwell’s legacy and the art of doing nothing – plus new fiction by Margaret Atwood, Zadie Smith and John Le Carré.
The 2018 Man Booker Prize winner talks to Tom Gatti about living on benefits and using food banks, the psychology of stalking and the trauma of growing up in Northern Ireland during the Troubles.
A party at Clive James’s house turned into a symposium between three of our greatest writers and talkers. We were happy to be the listeners.
The prize for “fiction at its most novel” has nominated Cusk for the third time in four years, for the final volume in her acclaimed Outline trilogy.
A division drawn along old county lines, with “a medieval, magical feel to it”.
Jackson wanted his career to be “the greatest show on earth”, but he paid for it with his childhood.
Feel Free: Essays shows the limitations of a star literary career – and the freedom of a remarkable critical mind.
Nicholas Lezard and Adam Mars-Jones complete the judging panel for the £10,000 prize for “fiction at its most novel”.
The percentage of authors earning a full-time living solely from writing dropped from 40 per cent in 2005 to 11.5 per cent in 2013.