Lionel Shriver

Say nothing

7 October 2017 9:00 am

To my embarrassment, ever since my novel We Need to Talk About Kevin was published in 2003, I’ve been a…

At this rate, we’ll have to rename New York

23 September 2017 9:00 am

Growing up in Raleigh, North Carolina, I took the monuments around the state capitol for granted. The first Confederate soldier…

Diary

20 May 2017 9:00 am

On the heels of the Today programme’s invitation to discuss ‘cultural appropriation’ (again), the New York Times reported the disheartening…

Diary

10 December 2016 9:00 am

Novelists can’t merely tell cracking tales. We’re supposed to save the world. At the University of Kent, a student implored…

Diary

8 December 2016 3:00 pm

Novelists can’t merely tell cracking tales. We’re supposed to save the world. At the University of Kent, a student implored…

Diary

11 June 2016 9:00 am

When an old friend X came to dinner in London, I sampled what it must have been like during the…

Diary

9 June 2016 1:00 pm

When an old friend X came to dinner in London, I sampled what it must have been like during the…