Lynn Barber is, by her own admission, ‘exceptionally nosy’. Still a working journalist at seventy, she sums up her storied career as ‘asking questions that other people wanted to know the answers to but were too embarrassed to ask’. While there’s perhaps not that much more to it, there are a few tricks to her trade, and she divulges these in a new book, a sharp-clawed amalgam of greatest-hit interviews, their outtakes and afterlives.
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