John Phipps

A Series of Unfortunate Names

What’s it like to share a name with a monster?

Three Extracts from ’Inside Story: How To Write’

In a world exclusive, The Fence is delighted to publish three extracts from Martin Amis’ newest novel.

Samuel Pepys’ Plague Diaries

A famous diarist struggles through the coronavirus.

The Busiest Man in Journalism

A Zoom call with the New York Times's New York Times correspondent, David Gallipoli-Jones.

The Diary of Samuel Pepys, iPhone Addict

Thence I to my office, and all afternoon opening and closing the Guardian homepage.