Literature, Poetry & Drama


Fundamental Uncertainties: On Three (Music & Literature no. 7, 2016 – print only)

Top ten transgender books (The Guardian, 21 October 2015).

Baddies in Books: Dostoyevsky’s Underground Man (The Guardian, 10 March 2015).

Hélène Cixous: The Medusa gets the last laugh (New Statesman, 13 May 2014).

The Spectacle of Disintegration: An interview with McKenzie Wark (New Statesman, 16 May 2013).

An interview with Lars Iyer (New Statesman, 5 February 2013).

Parodying Eva Perón: on Copi (New Statesman, 17 April 2012).

The Connecting Door: on Rayner Heppenstall (3:AM, 28 July 2011).

On Paul Ableman (The Guardian, 8 December 2006).


Night Games by Anna Krien (New Statesman, 22 January 2015).

Wittgenstein Jr. by Lars Iyer (New Statesman, 25 September 2014).

Lacan: In Spite of Everything by Élisabeth Roudinesco (New Statesman, 17 July 2014).

Tristano by Nanni Balestrini (New Statesman, 17 February 2014).

Re: Quin by Robert Buckeye (New Statesman, 21 December 2013).

From Morning to Midnight by Georg Kaiser – National Theatre production (New Statesman, 10 December 2013).

The Currency of Paper by Alex Kovacs (New Statesman, 18 September 2013).

Things I Don’t Want to Know by Deborah Levy (New Statesman, 9 July 2013).

Asunder by Chloe Aridjis (New Statesman, 17 June 2013).

Heroines by Kate Zambreno (New Statesman, 12 March 2013).

Reticence by Jean-Philippe Toussaint (New Statesman, 5 July 2012).

Well Done God! Selected Prose & Drama of B. S. Johnson (New Statesman, 25 February 2013).