Lynn Barber

Book Review

How Shane MacGowan became Ireland’s prodigal son

A Furious Devotion: The Life of Shane MacGowan by Richard Balls reviewed

By Lynn Barber

Europe

‘I’m plagued by worries of disaster’: an interview with Dominic Cummings

The former chief adviser to Boris Johnson on his time in the UK government

By Lynn Barber

Book Review

The sexploits of Mariella Novotny

The Novotny Papers: ‘A Bit Vulture, A Bit Eagle’ by Lilian Pizzichini reviewed

By Lynn Barber

Book Review

A new blossoming: David Hockney paints Normandy

Spring Cannot Be Cancelled: David Hockney in Normandy by David Hockney and Martin Gayford reviewed

By Lynn Barber

Internet

Trick or treat: the pros and cons of being hacked

The scammers showed me how generous my friends really are

By Lynn Barber

Books

Splashing the cash at VIP nightclubs is now the favorite recreation of the rich

Very Important People: Status and Beauty in the Global Party Circuit by Ashley Mears reviewed

By Lynn Barber

Art

Why do they call it a game? It is servitude: Nintendo Switch’s Animal Crossing reviewed

Lynn Barber isn’t sure she’s cut out to be The Spectator’s new gaming correspondent

By Lynn Barber

Europe

‘I’ve had two totally successful marriages’: Stanley Johnson interviewed

Boris’s dad on reality TV, the environment and why his children don’t feature in his proudest achievements

By Lynn Barber

Books

Naomi Wolf is holed below the waterline

Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalization of Love by Naomi Wolf reviewed

By Lynn Barber

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