In the Press

Portrait by Jay Varney. © Rachel Hewitt.

A selection of articles and reviews by Rachel Hewitt:

‘I decided to start walking down the street like a man. Spoiler: it didn’t go well’, New Statesman, 19 November 2018. 

Do “animal Fluids move by Hydraulick laws”?: the Politics of the Hydraulic Theory of Emotion’, The Lancet Psychiatry (2018, 5, 25-26).

‘Sympathy’, Granta Magazine, 2018

Review: Fiona Sampson’s In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote FrankensteinGuardian (Jan 2018)

‘From the Vapours to Sad Face: A History of Emotion’, Guardian (Oct 2017)

‘From May’s Tears to Angry Trump: Is Modern Politics Too Emotional?’, New Statesman (Oct 2017)

Review: Maria Alyokhina’s Riot DaysGuardian (Aug 2017)

When I was raped, it was female-only spaces that helped me recover’New Statesman (Feb 2015)

‘The end of the road for Ordnance Survey?’Guardian (April 2014)

Review: Elisabeth Badinter, The ConflictGuardian (Aug 2013)

Review: Simon Garfield, On The MapGuardian (Oct 2012)

‘Summer Walks with the FT: Salisbury Plain’Financial Times

Review: Jenny Uglow, The Pinecone, Guardian (Aug 2012)

The Ordnance Survey: Mapping a Perfect Image of the World’Telegraph

IMG_1088Reviews of Map of a Nation

Ian Thompson’s review in the Guardian, 17 October 2010: an ‘endlessly absorbing history’. 

John Henry’s review in Reviews in History, August 2011: ‘well researched and entertaining’. 

Tom Fort in the Telegraph, 17 October 2010: the book ‘offers a route into the national psyche’. 

Nick Groom in the Independent, 10 December 2010: ‘meticulous scholarship’.

Jan Morris in the Times, 16 October 2010: ‘Hewitt tackles the subject exuberantly … the book won me over. The sweep of its history has true grandeur, and the incidentals of the tale are like desirables found in a cluttered antique shop’

Read more reviews here.