London Review of Books

58 articles
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The Lives of Ronald Pinn

Creating, and then attempting to dismantle, a fake persona based on a man who died in 1984.

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Some Girls Want Out

On spectacular saintliness, holy anorexia, and female hysteria.

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I Was a Greek Neo-Fascist

Inside Greece’s far-right movement.

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West End Boy

On Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik and the rise of Islamophobia in Norway.

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Using So Little

On the importance of skateboarding.

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The Writer and the Valet

On the intrigue surrounding Dr. Zhivago’s publication.

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Why Not Kill Them All?

A dispatch from Donetsk.

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On Rape

On the narrative of sexual coercion.

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On Being Stalked

“I write this with a baseball bat by the bed.”

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Diary: Guantánamo

Accused of being part of a terror cell at age 12, Gitmo’s youngest prisoner recounts his life