Mr Martin Bought the School

An investigation into Queen Ethelburga’s, a fee-paying school in Yorkshire, whose proprietor is a convicted paedophile.

Fairfax County, Virginia

The story of James Gordon Meek, an investigative journalist who hid secrets from everyone close to him.

They Stroke Horses, Don’t They?

Diving headlong into the world of equine semen.

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Every Little Helps

A dispatch from, and defence of, the worst Tesco in London.

Orlando’s Odyssey

Two continents, one precocious cat, and an owner determined to risk it all.

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

A deep dive into the private life of a public servant with a dangerous penchant.

Tyson’s Fury

Living with a heavy weight, Mike Tyson struggles to find his feet in the real world.

In Defence of Mean Girls

Hell hath no horror like the bathroom of a girls’ school.

From Rushdie with Love

A guide to making millions from your postcolonial trauma.


Whips and Chains

A year at the heart of the Fifty Shades of Grey storm.

Laugh Like you Used to

Our writer finds some proper British comedy.

Chef Bites Back: Marina O’Loughlin

Five stars on the house for the Sunday Times' anonymous critic!
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A Novel Guide

Finally got that first book published? Our anonymous insider tells you what happens next.

146 Questions with Adebayo Akinfenwa

In which we debut a new profile series set to take the magazine industry by storm. 

All Possible Plots by Major Authors

We praise canonical authors for their boundless imagination. Then why do all their plots feel the same?