New Statesman

Ian Thomson first wrote for the New Statesman in 1987. He resumed writing for the journal in 2014.

The Man Who Closed the Asylums: Franco Bassaglia

1 October 2015. Review of John Foot’s biography. By Ian Thomson


 St Paul, Caravaggio and the agonised Catholicism…

Jun 26, 2014. Article on Pier Paolo Pasolini’s study of St Paul. By Ian Thomson


 The full Brazilian: fiction by Michel Laub and Daniel Galera…

Jul 17, 2014. New Brazilian fiction by Michel Laub and Daniel Galera. By Ian Thomson


Rock bottom and back: the rough-edged career of Robert Wyatt

28 Nov 2014 – by Ian Thomson  the Authorised Biography of Robert Wyatt Marcus O’Dair