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Will Self

Multicultural Man: On prejudices

WILL SELF on confirmation bias and its role in culture and society.

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Multicultural Man: On driving too fast

WILL SELF on attending a speed awareness course for the second time.

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Multicultural Man: On The Great British Bake Off

WILL SELF on the politics behind the nation's beloved baking show.

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Multicultural Man: On No Time to Die

WILL SELF on the latest production of the James Bond franchise.

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Multicultural Man: On listening to public protest

WILL SELF on the culture of public dissent.

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Multicultural Man: On Daniel Craig

WILL SELF on the James Bond actor's comments on his fondness of gay bars

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Multicultural Man: On slangish

WILL SELF on slang as a form of communication and its standing in the education system

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Multicultural Man: On learning from literature

WILL SELF on educating ourselves from past and present literature

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Multicultural Man: On trash TV

WILL SELF on reality TV programmes that are so bad, they're good

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Multicultural Man: On Jamaican music

WILL SELF on the reggae culture and music from his youth, and finding it in Cornwall.

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Multicultural Man: On royalty

WILL SELF on his encounter with a thespian from The Windsors: Endgame and why he finds the real life Windsor's popularity baffling

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Multicultural Man: On Extinction Rebellion

WILL SELF on the culture of protests and the global environmental movement

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Multicultural Man: On churchgoing

WILL SELF on being welcomed in church and religious identity

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Multicultural Man: On an art house

WILL SELF on his visit Stephen Wright’s House of Dreams and its extraordinary insider-outsider artwork

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Multicultural Man: On pub culture

Will Self on the sobering experience of his brother-in-law's wake in the Hand in Hand on Brixton hill

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Multicultural Man: On circumcision and Jewish identity

Will Self on a Jewish ritual, and two new TV shows that perpetuate the religion's stereotypes

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Will Self meets the Sikhs of Gravesend

The Shri Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara, Gravesend

Will Self goes to Gravesend and finds out what drew Sikhs there in the days when newspapers were king

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What I learned by avoiding England and the Euros

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Why I've tuned in to religious radio

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An encounter with an actual criminal at the Post Office

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My trip to the middle class ghetto of Royal Tunbridge Wells

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Are the family behind OxyContin any different from the family behind crack?

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How Boris Johnson went from Francophile to Francophobe

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The Michelangelo of Middlesbrough and his Teesside treasure

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The empty theatre of Boris Johnson

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The magic of V&A's new Alice in Wonderland show

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The end of London's vintage Routemaster buses

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The future of tourism after the pandemic

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Could John Lewis remarks spell curtains for Boris Johnson?

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Could Mexican Coke spark a new Coca-Cola cold war?

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Peckham, gentrification and the juxtapositions of Surrealism

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The islanders who worship Prince Philip

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The world's largest painting is a prodigal waste of paint

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The phenomena of wabi-sabi and the Zen of chip pans

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Why being online does not mean we are all connected

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What I learned from my DNA

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Anti-Semitism in the Post Office queue

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The pandemic, pedestrians and my third bike accident

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The contradictions surrounding internet memes

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My Swiftian plan for Britain's post-Covid recovery

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Our Canadian cousins... and other relatives

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The banality of digital design

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The British obsession with US politics

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How we caught up with Blade Runner

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My fears for my Brixton artwork

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Will Self on being ennobled in the New Year's honours list

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Decoding Boris Johnson's religious messages

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How the pandemic turned Britain into a Potemkin panopticon

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Why I turned down I'm a Celebrity...

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What The Crown tells us about the monarchy... and what it doesn't

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Just who is Evelyn Grace?

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Why I identify as a Sainsbury's man

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How the pandemic has changed our attitudes to music

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WILL SELF: Two places where everyone knows your name

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The welcome return of Radio 4's News Quiz audience

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Why Armenians are understandably anxious

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Why Matt Lucas' spoof of Boris Johnson on GBBO felt soggy

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Will Self: The threat to chimpanzees

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WILL SELF: What gaming tells us about the human condition

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WILL SELF: Going back to school in a Covid world

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WILL SELF: The enduring appeal of Angela Lansbury

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WILL SELF: How coronavirus has changed our cityscapes

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WILL SELF: Just what is it with the government’s ‘ramping up’ mantra?

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WILL SELF: The anxieties surrounding the reopening of our art galleries

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WILL SELF: Is this the end of the theatre as we know it?

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WILL SELF: Why silent movies reign supreme

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WILL SELF: Only coffee culture can restart our economy

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WILL SELF: London’s jazz scene scores its divisions and its unity

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WILL SELF: The Archers’ struggle to remain relevant during the pandemic

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WILL SELF: A multicultural man on the new culture wars

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WILL SELF: Why is the Church of England so absent in this crisis?

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WILL SELF: Interpretations of art, and why artists tend to resist them

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WILL SELF: Might we be living in a Rick and Morty universe after all?

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WILL SELF: The ‘reverse Darwinism’ effect on our society

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WILL SELF on the symbolism of skyscrapers

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WILL SELF: The impact of the coronavirus on our dreams

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WILL SELF: Has pandemic Britain rendered humour impotent?

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WILL SELF: Science doesn’t provide all the answers; ministers need solutions too

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WILL SELF: How the lockdown is bringing London’s history back to life

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WILL SELF: Coronavirus will hit the poorest the most

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WILL SELF: The thin line between us and fate

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WILL SELF: The book to help you deal with the coronavirus pandemic

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WILL SELF: The Archers is now a symbol of our disunited kingdom

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WILL SELF: Why I’m walking to Paris

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WILL SELF: The lessons of Little Britain Lake

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The place where there was more paranoia than pride on Brexit day

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Will Self imagines the future of post-Brexit Britain

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WILL SELF: Britain is no bulldog, it’s more like my 12-year-old arthritic Jack Russell

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WILL SELF: Why I remain a Brexit agnostic

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WILL SELF: Our narcissism of small differences got us into this

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WILL SELF: A small island alone in a big sea, the synecdoche of Brexit Britain

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WILL SELF: The true meaning of Christmas

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Death camps and the scourge of selfie tourism

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WILL SELF: The multicultural man on politicians’ accents

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How Europe’s long and unhappy shared history still holds us

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WILL SELF: My Trabi travels

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WILL SELF: The tedious merry-go-round of international book festivals

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WILL SELF: Our prejudiced perceptions of Pakistan

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WILL SELF: Why culture was always more than just a wacky notion of purity

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WILL SELF: My heroin days in south London squats

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The septic sump from which British bigotry spews

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WILL SELF: Brexit’s divisiveness crushes our other differences into insignificance

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WILL SELF: Friends was cr*p to begin with... it hasn’t got any better

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WILL SELF: ‘Our multicultural melting pot is our essence’

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WILL SELF: Multicultural Man on street art

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Will Self: How free trade and globalisation lead to innovation... and lemonade

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WILL SELF: Notting Hill Carnival has been diminished by corporate interests

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WILL SELF: Multicultural Man goes shopping LA style

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WILL SELF: My tour of duty in the republic of self-indulgence

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Will Self on how we deviate from the Dutch

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WILL SELF: Those who forget their geography are doomed to repeat history’s mistakes

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WILL SELF: The multicultural man in Marseille

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WILL SELF: Multicultural man... on Cotswold kitsch

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WILL SELF: The meaning behind Northern Ireland’s Game of Thrones cake

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WILL SELF: Multicultural man... on electric scooters

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WILL SELF: ‘Brexit is like the comedown from a bad batch of amphetamine’

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Will Self in Stoke - a liberal in leave land

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WILL SELF: The story behind my stand-off with Mark Francois

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A plague on both your houses: Bring out your dead

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