Nicholas Lezard is a literary critic who writes for the Guardian and the Independent
15 December 2013 04:24 PM
A century on from the first crossword, what is it about this seemingly trivial mental distraction that exerts such a hold over so many of us?
26 August 2013 06:49 PM
The world would look quite different today if a Lib Dem had been its creator
12 August 2013 04:30 PM
A taxi ride with our Prime Minister behind the steering wheel
12 May 2013 07:30 PM
No peking at yore naybors answer sheet. you have 45 minutes...
18 November 2012 06:50 PM
A Sunday newspaper laments the passing of "traditional" names like Foothead and Pauncefoot. As a Lezard, I'm attuned to this kind of subtle racism
28 October 2012 06:04 PM
The Mississippi author's estate have come out with two of the most unreasonable lawsuits in literary history
04 June 2012 12:00 AM
In the republic of letters, this is the ultimate democratic object
02 April 2012 12:00 AM
20 March 2012 12:00 AM
28 February 2012 12:00 AM
The times we live in are antagonistic to nuance or the back-and-forth of human interaction
- 1 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 2 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 3 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 4 Cycle death inquest: Boyfriend hugs driver of 32 tonne tipper truck that killed his girlfriend
- 5 Burglar steals video tapes of child abuse, hands them into police