Panic Literature in Untitled Books - March 2010

David Jones, Poet and Painter in The Thought Fox - August 2010

On Japan in the New Statesman - March 2011

God's Bankers in the Independent on Sunday - April 2011

On David Foster Wallace in The Telegraph - April 2011

Faith-Based Investing in the New Statesman - April 2011

The Bankrupt Nihilism of Leo Grin in Salon Futura - May 2011

Align With Dissent: On Tom Paulin in the New Statesman - October 2011

Changing the Moral Climate: On Occupy and the Church in We Love This Book - November 2011

Things Fall Apart: The End of Year Essay in the New Statesman - December 2011

On Book Touring in Athens in the New Statesman - January 2012

Book of a Lifetime: Graham Greene's The End of the Affair in The Independent - February 2012

Top Ten Literary Believers in the Guardian - February 2012

The Neo-Trollopians in the Observer - February 2012

Banker Blood in the Big Issue - February 2012

Five Priests in Untitled Books - March 2012

On Greg Smith and Goldman Sachs in the Independent - April 2012

Roberto Bolaño's 2666 for Normblog - May 2012

The East Anglian Renaissance in the New Statesman - June 2012

Tale of a City in the New Statesman - July 2012

The Rise and Fall of Investment Banking in the New Statesman - October 2012

Edinburgh World Writers; Festival, Siberia - November 2012

Not New Book of the Year in the Guardian - January 2013

The Review Show in the Guardian - March 2013

Out of the Cold in the New Statesman - May 2013

Prozac and Creativity in the Observer - May 2013

Abuja: Nigeria's Unfinished Capital Built on Stolen Land in BBC Magazine - October 2013

Sons of Anarchy - Boko Haram in GQ - February 2014

Room at the Top - London's Super Prime Housing Market in the Observer - April 2014

Boko Haram's War on Women in GQ - May 2014

Jade Smuggling in Burma in BBC Magazine - July 2014

Field of Dreams in Town & Country - August 2014

The Death of Privacy in the Observer - August 2014

In Search of the Komodo Dragon in Harper's Bazaar - September 2014

Florence in Harper's Bazaar - September 2014

The End of Sex in The Observer - September 2014

Drug-Taking Parents in The Observer - October 2014

Brideshead Revisited in Town & Country - November 2014

Fear of Flying in The Observer - December 2014

Interview with Sophie Turner in Town & Country - January 2015

The Burmese Bin Laden in GQ - February 2015

Ten Best Sex Scenes in The Guardian - February 2015

At the Karachi Literature Festival in The Observer - February 2015

The War Against the Humanities in The Observer - March 2015

Brexit in The Observer - April 2015

The Mysterious Murder of a Pakistani Professor in Newsweek - April 2015

The Man Who Sleeps in Hitler's Bed in The Guardian - June 2015

The Man Who Sleeps in Hitler's Bed - Podcast - July 2015

Yeonmi Park and North Korea in The Observer - October 2015

Sara Khan in The Guardian - October 2015