Laurence Scott is the author of The Four-Dimensional Human: Ways of Being in the Digital World, for which he won the 2014 Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Prize for Non-Fiction. His essays and criticism have appeared in the Guardian, the Financial Times, and the London Review of Books, among other publications. In 2011 he was named a ‘New Generation Thinker’ by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the BBC, and has since written and presented programmes for Radio 3’s The Essay and The Sunday Feature. A lecturer in English and Creative Writing, he lives in London.
Hunger in the UK: the food banks phenomenon
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