Hephzibah Anderson contributes to the Observer, the Daily Mail and Bloomberg. Her first book is Chastened (Vintage). David Barrett is an Australian journalist. He lives in London. Julie Bindel is researching a book on the history of second-wave feminism from 1979 to the present day. Katharine Birbalsingh is setting up Michaela Community School, a free school in south London. She is the author of To Miss with Love (Penguin). Alan Brownjohn’s latest book is The Saner Places: Selected Poems (Enitharmon). Michael Burleigh is the author of Moral Combat: A History of World War II (Harper Press) and the recipient of the 2011 Nonino International Prize for History. Alexander Chancellor has been editor of the Spectator, and a columnist for many newspapers, including The Times, the Daily Telegraph and the Guardian. Michael Cockerell is a political documentary-maker. His most recent film for the BBC was The Secret World of Whitehall. Nick Cohen is a columnist for the Observer. You Can’t Read This Book, his new account of modern censorship, is published by Fourth Estate. Tim Congdon’s latest book is Money in a Free Society (Encounter). Robert Conquest is a historian, poet and political philosopher. His new book, Blokelore and Blokesongs from Old Fred, is published in May by Waywiser Press. Mara Delius is a writer and editor for Die Welt. She lives in Berlin. Christopher Fildes writes on finance and public policy but lacks the Olympic spirit. David Green is the director of the thinktank Civitas. Miriam Gross is the former senior editor of Standpoint and is on its advisory board. She is a former Literary Editor of the Sunday Telegraph. Simon Heffer is Editor of Mail Comment Online and a columnist for the Daily Mail. His latest books are Strictly English (Windmill) and A Short History of Power (Notting Hill Editions). Patrick Heren is a journalist and founder of Heren Energy (now ICIS Heren). Paul Johnson is the author of more than 40 books, including most recently Brief Lives (Hutchinson) and Socrates (Viking). His life of Darwin will appear this year. Dominic Lawson is a columnist for the Sunday Times and the Independent. Norman Lebrecht is an author and broadcaster. His latest book is Why Mahler? (Faber). Anthony Loyd has been a special correspondent for The Times for 18 years, frequently reporting from Afghanistan. Noel Malcolm is a Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. He is the
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general editor of the Clarendon edition of the works of Thomas Hobbes. Iain Martin is a political commentator. He was formerly editor of the Scotsman and deputy editor of the Sunday Telegraph and the Wall Street Journal Europe. Anne McElvoy is Public Policy Editor of the Economist. Douglas Murray is the author of Bloody Sunday: Truths, Lies and the Saville Inquiry (Biteback). Eric Ormsby’s most recent collection of poems is The Baboons of Hada (Carcanet). Emanuele Ottolenghi is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies in Washington. He is the author of The Pasdaran: Inside Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (FDD Press). Michael Prodger is an art historian and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Buckingham. Piers Paul Read is a novelist and historian. His new book The Dreyfus Affair (Bloomsbury) is published in February. Andrew Roberts is a historian. His latest book is The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War (Allen Lane). He lives in New York. Joshua Rozenberg is an independent legal commentator. He presents Law in Action on BBC Radio 4. Jonathan Sacks is Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of Great Britain and the Commonwealth. His most recent book is The Great Partnership: God, Science and the Search for Meaning. Lionel Shriver is a novelist. A film based on her bestseller, We Need To Talk About Kevin, was released last year. Anne Somerset is a historian and was married to the late Matthew Carr. Her book Elizabeth I has been republished by Orion. Amir Taheri writes for many magazines and newspapers about the Middle East, Islamist terrorism and the Iranian regime. George Walden is a former diplomat and Conservative minister. His books include The New Elites: Making a Career in the Masses (Allen Lane) and China: A Wolf in the World? (Gibson Square). Daisy Waugh is a columnist for the Sunday Times. Peter Whittle is director of the New Culture Forum.
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