Andrew Petrie

The first Division – Peter Hook’s Unknown Pleasures

16 May 2013 10:53

A good book about popular music will always give you a new appreciation of the records. Joy Division bassist Peter…

Roy Lichtenstein: comic genius?

26 February 2013 10:24

Tate Modern promises that its forthcoming retrospective will showcase ‘the full scope of Roy Lichtenstein’s artistic explorations’, to which Spectator…

Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor: beyond chemistry

6 February 2013 17:00

Regularly voted one of the greatest American novels of the last century, Theodore Dreiser’s moralising epic An American Tragedy (1925)…

Last night in Peckham

9 August 2011 10:32

This was what Peckham High Street looked like at about 6.45 last night. I had heard that a bus was…

Bookends: A chorus of disapproval

18 March 2011 18:13

Andrew Petrie has written the Bookend column in this week’s magazine. Here it is for readers of this blog. At…

Bookends: Bipolar exploration

11 February 2011 18:02

Andrew Petrie has written the Bookend column for this week’s magazine. Here it is an exclusive for readers of this…