Helen Lewis is a British journalist who works as a Staff Writer at the Atlantic magazine, based in London. She hosts the longform interview series The Spark on BBC Radio 4, and her history of feminism, Difficult Women, was published in February 2020. Read more about Helen at https://helenlewiswrites.com/.
- The Modesty Blaise novels https://www.theguardian.com/books/2004/sep/19/crimebooks.features
- Barbara Castle https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v02/n19/edmund-dell/keeping-left
- Toxoplasma of rage https://slatestarcodex.com/2014/12/17/the-toxoplasma-of-rage/
- Gombe chimp war https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gombe_Chimpanzee_War
- Tolstoy’s midlife crisis https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/facing-death-with-tolstoy
- Diana Mitford https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v21/n19/christopher-hitchens/what-a-lot-of-parties