the gentlewoman

The Reader

Olya Sova and Anya HarrisonOctober 2017

“The New Social looks at how Eastern European artists deal with their past rather than to pastiche it.” Read the interview

Jessica JungSeptember 2017

“Before Rare Market, the idea of a concept shop didn’t exist in Seoul” Read the interview

Kimberly DrewJune 2017

“The brain is a muscle on social media, itʼs always working.” Read the interview

Laura BurlingtonMay 2017

“I think about clothes in personal terms, as a private pleasure” Read the interview

Bonny PorterMarch 2017

“I love the mechanics of a kitchen. Chefs almost have a dance” Read the interview

Jessamyn RodriguezDecember 2016

“When I cook I get to be in my head a little and have some peace of mind” Read the interview

Jacqui TerryNovember 2016

“I don’t have to win, and I think that makes for a better poker player” Read the interview

Rachel LangOctober 2016

“If I make a bad film, nobody is likely to die, but in the army there are duties and liability” Read the interview

Amina GichingaAugust 2016

“It’s hard to grow up in a city like London and not be political” Read the interview

Sharon RooneyJuly 2016

“I enjoy working with just my voice. My face sometimes has a mind of its own” Read the interview

Emma ClineJune 2016

“I was drawn to the idea of a story that didn’t have a moral” Read the interview

Jacqueline SuskinMarch 2016

”The Poem Store offers instant gratification – that’s what people are usually after" Read the interview

Einat AdmonyFebruary 2016

“I know when a dish is good. I’m very confident. And I know when it’s bad, too” Read the interview

Jenny Lee LindbergDecember 2015

“I think most of us are really good at denial” Read the interview

Sloane CrosleyNovember 2015

“I’m a morning writer – I like to get up early and have a clear head” Read the interview

Starlee KineSeptember 2015

“As a child, I loved puzzles, riddles and games, essentially, that's what mysteries are” Read the interview

Helen NisbetAugust 2015

“A night on Shetland means food, music and dancing. And whisky!” Read the interview

Elizabeth WilsonJuly 2015

“I can’t think of another sport that fetishises players’ bodies as much as in tennis” Read the interview

Anja RubikJune 2015

“The first smell I can remember is of the glue we used at school. I loved that smell” Read the interview

Megan PiperMay 2015

“Inevitably with public art people love it or hate it. But it’s all part of the conversation” Read the interview

Amy BasilApril 2015

“When so many films are instantly available for free, how do you restore their value?” Read the interview

Alba RohrwacherFebruary 2015

“I studied medicine when I was 17. I think medicine and acting are very similar” Read the interview

Adrienne AndersonJanuary 2015

“I have a Benne Wafer with tea. But dunking it in my tea? No way!” Read the interview

Aminatou SowDecember 2014

“Romantic relationships get a lot of ink. Nobody talks about the romance of being a friend” Read the interview

Eden FullJuly 2014

“I'd like to think I’m capable of building other cool things as well as SunSaluter” Read the interview

Dee PokuJune 2014

“I wouldn’t just write a letter to Nancy Pelosi and say, ‘Hey, come and speak here!’” Read the interview

Anna Day & Ellie JaunceyApril 2014

“Mums are really weird about dahlias, but we love them. They’re like fireworks” Read the interview

Bianca StigterFebruary 2014

“The moment before I start writing can be very pleasurable” Read the interview

Ylva JohannessonDecember 2013

“We educate children about food and healthy eating – the kids from one session didn’t know what a blueberry was” Read the interview

Valeria NapoleoneOctober 2013

“I wake up at night and think about artworks that I’d really like, and how to get them” Read the interview

Elisabeth KrohnNovember 1999

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