Josh Spero

Josh Spero is the editor of Spear’s magazine and Tatler’s art critic; he was nominated for his work on Spear’s as Editor of the Year at the BSME Awards in 2011 and 2012. He is also the author of Second-Hand Stories (Unbound, 2015), a book about his second-hand Classics books and the people who used to own them.

Before Spear’s, he was at The Independent and he has written for publications including The Guardian, The Times, the Financial Times, The Sunday Times, The Economist, the New Statesman and ES Magazine. He has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, From Our Own Correspondent and Broadcasting House, CNBC and LBC 97.3 and on radio and TV stations around the world to talk about everything from finance to art.

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