Issue 1385

14 Jun 2021
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Daddy problems
Musician St Vincent tells Jared Richards how she drew on her father’s criminal conviction for her latest album, a throwback to 1970s grit and glamour.

Step change
On the first night he got so drunk that on the second day he couldn’t walk – Jake Tyler tells Susan Griffin that his 3,000-mile route to mental health recovery was far from a straightforward one.

Arise, Sir Isaac! Newton’s London life
The last three decades of the renowned scientist’s life reveal him to be a skilful administrator and social climber. Patricia Fara documents Newton’s second bite at the apple.

Plus News, arts and entertainment, Ed Miliband’s letter to his younger self, columnist Roger Ratcliffe, crossword, Sudoku and more.