Lynn Barber

Lynn Barber, What the papers say Feature Writer of the Year for her interviews in the Independent on Sunday, is the author of How to improve your man in bed, The Single Woman’s Sex Book and The Heyday of Natural History.

I shall bite the next person who comes up to me at a party and asks if I’ve read The Journalist and the Murderer. It is not a well-intentioned question. It implies that Ms Malcolm’s book has dealt irreparable damage to me and my kind (journalists who do interviews for a living), and that henceforward we must hang our heads in shame. I don’t see it myself, but let’s begin with the book.

Utterly in Awe: Lynn Barber

Jenny Turner, 5 June 2014

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James Paradis, 18 June 1981

Amateur naturalists of the 19th century found their intellectual claims to the territory of nature weakened by several scientific developments. The most important development concerned the...

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