"Blending rigorous research with passages that make you bark with laughter, this is an effortlessly smart study of feminism’s power to make society better for everyone."
Discussing David Copperfield, Pregnancy in art, The Windermere Children, Motherwell and The Welkin (pictured) on Saturday Review.
The News Quiz is back! With host Nish Kumar, panellists Mark Steel, Lucy Porter and Alun Cochrane, and newsreader Neil Sleat.
"Look around: Handmaids are everywhere."
"Misogyny is used predominantly as the first outreach mechanism. You were owed something, or your life should have been X, but because of the ridiculous things feminists are doing, you can’t access them."
My final New Statesman cover story: why political journalism gets it wrong.
“He has perfected a political register for leadership in the smartphone era, where we don’t so much read the news as rubber-neck at it from the tiny windows to the world we carry in our hands.”
"How will Theresa May be remembered? She laughed like a penguin, danced like a robot and dressed like Cruella de Vil after a midlife divorce."
How an email with a secret location led me to the most vibrant feminist meeting of the year.
“Riling up the divisions between groups has a massive effect”: Chiwetel Ejiofor on identity politics in Britain (and Malawi). For the New Statesman.