Prolific writer and commentator John Walsh contributes columns to the paper as well as writing features, interviews and restaurant reviews. He has been editor of The Independent Magazine, literary editor of the Sunday Times and features editor of the London Evening Standard.
01 May 2013 07:25 PM
This interview should have cleared up any lingering doubt...
26 April 2013 07:34 PM
What drives this list is the fear of dying with regrets for what you haven’t yet done
24 April 2013 05:18 PM
This is one of those moments which people like Richard Dawkins must relish, when the secular and the sacerdotal collide with a screech of metal.
'Trying transcendental meditation... not that easy to get started': Rupert Murdoch goes in search of his inner hippie
22 April 2013 06:13 PM
Holy media moguls! Has Rupert Murdoch discovered his spiritual side? Will the global maestro of plain dealing, pragmatism and unfettered capitalism reveal a mystical side to his thunderstruck associates?
20 April 2013 12:00 AM
How Italian do you like your Italian restaurant? Do you enjoy the full theatricals of gesticulating padrone, chequered napery and yard-long pepper grinder? Would you prefer the Milanese chic of L'Anima? How about the small-plates-of-something-from-Liguria connoisseurship of Bocca di Lupo?
19 April 2013 11:00 AM
Some 50 years ago, Billy Liar became a cinematic hero – but, argues John Walsh, it was Julie Christie's Liz who hinted at a new way of life
Great author, terrible father: Memoir portrays Saul Bellow as an egotistical womaniser who drove his son into therapy
18 April 2013 09:09 AM
But whoever said you had to be nice to sell books? John Walsh reports
17 April 2013 09:34 PM
Once the sun came out, the great British public's fiercely held political allegiances seemed soon forgotten
15 April 2013 05:48 PM
Is this how to sell Robinson Crusoe and Bleak House to a new generation? To package them like pulp fiction (complete with cheap-looking yellow-sprayed colour edges), give them a raunchy cover and précis the contents with a trashy tagline? Oldcastle Books thinks so. Its “Pulp! The Classics” imprint has already brought out retro versions of Pride and Prejudice (“Lock Up Your Daughters – Darcy’s In Town!”), Robinson Crusoe (“Solitude Was Driving Him Nuts!”) and The Hound of the Baskervilles (“Murder… Mystery… Walkies!”) with cover art by David Mann, and inevitably it has turned its sights on The Great Gatsby, to coincide with the movie’s release on 15 May.
11 April 2013 07:00 PM
Red leather banquettes, brass rails and bentwood stools...John Walsh examines a winning formula.
- 1 'Sickening, deluded and unforgivable': Bloody attack brings terror to capital’s streets
- 2 Mothers' diets may harm IQs in two-thirds of babies
- 3 Gay couple beaten in park urge MPs to moderate language on gay marriage
- 4 After woman sells virginity for $780,000, here are the results of our prostitution survey
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