Katy Guest

Katy Guest is the literary editor of the Independent on Sunday.

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Author Douglas Coupland photographed for New Review in London

Douglas Coupland interview: Meet the man whose writing defines modern popular culture

Coupland has even been credited with inventing, in Microserfs, a product that became Minecraft, the best-selling PC game of all time

Surely, Jeremy Clarkson's number must finally be up?

Can't British diplomats ban 'Top Gear' from visiting their countries, in anticipation of all the trouble?

Men know best about feminism, don't they?

It took me a while to spot the empowered nude female in the group of clothed men

The Rainbow List 2014: Why we changed the name from the Pink List

We listened to your comments and aim to be even more inclusive and less old-fashioned

Clockwise from left: Ruth Davidson, Clare Balding, Charlie Condou, Tom Daley

The Rainbow List 2014: We need your help to identify gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people who make a difference

Who do you think has made a difference to British life in the past year?

Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a visit to Scottish Widows offices in Edinburgh

A purr-fectly excruciating audience with the Queen awaits for David Cameron

The PM has a 'women problem', the problem being that women can't stand him
On the run: As budgets tighten, people take up cheaper activities such as jogging rather than golf or sailing

Street harrassment: There are some things only a man can explain

Most men do not have to shout sexual abuse at strangers to get attention

Jamie Oliver

I’d fork out to see Jamie Oliver degunge his griddle

It is clear that in the history of TV chefery nobody else has ever washed up

Professor Gina Rippon

Two genders divided by a common brain

The idea that women like pink because it made them better able to pick berries is nonsense
Mary Beard has helped her troll get a job - and a new start in life

Mary Beard's troll-taming is a lesson for us all

Some will say the professor is playing into the hands of sad twerps by responding to their abuse
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