Hephzibah Anderson writes for the Observer and the Daily Mail in the UK, and Adweek in the US. She is the author of a memoir, Chastened (Vintage). David Barrett is an Australian writer and a former journalist at the Daily Telegraph in Sydney. He lives in London. Conrad Black is a columnist for National Review Online (New York) and the National Post (Canada). He is living in New York while appealing the resurrection of two charges against him by the US Department of Justice. He is a cross-bench member of the House of Lords. Christopher Booker is a Sunday Telegraph columnist and author of several books on contemporary history, including The Real Global Warming Disaster (Continuum). Peter Blegvad is a writer, musician and cartoonist. Julie Bindel is a journalist and co-editor of The Map of My Life: The Story of Emma Humphreys (Astraia Press). Katharine Birbalsingh is setting up a Free School in London. Her book To Miss with Love has just been published by Viking. Michael Burleigh is Professor of History at the University of Buckingham and author of Moral Combat: A History of World War II (HarperPress). Nick Cohen is a columnist for the Observer. His latest book, a collection of essays, is Waiting for the Etonians. Tim Congdon is an economist, chief executive of International Monetary Research, and chairman of the Freedom Association. Mara Delius is a writer and editor for the culture section of Die Welt. Jessica Duchen is a music writer and novelist. Christopher Fildes is a student of financial history. Grey Gowrie is a former Minister for the Arts and a former Chairman of the Arts Council of England. His latest collection of poems is Third Day (Carcanet). S.J.D. Green is a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and author of The Passing of Protestant England (Cambridge University Press). Robin Harris is a former Director of the Conservative Research Department, member of the Downing Street Policy Unit and long-standing adviser to Lady Thatcher. His new book The Conservatives: A History will appear later this year. Clive James’s most recent books of prose are The Revolt of the Pendulum and The Blaze of Obscurity, published by Picador along with Opal Sunset, a volume of poetry. Jeremy Jennings is Professor of Political Theory at Queen Mary, University of London. His Revolution and the Republic: A History of Political Thought in France is published by OUP this month. Paul Johnson’s latest book is Humorists:
From Hogarth to Noel Coward, published in the US by HarperCollins. R.W. Johnson is a writer, journalist and historian, living in Cape Town. Dominic Lawson is a columnist for the Sunday Times and the Independent. Norman Lebrecht is a journalist, broadcaster and author of Why Mahler? (Faber). Seth Lipsky is the founding editor of the New York Sun. James MacMillan is a composer and conductor. He is published by Boosey &Hawkes. William Meyers’s photographs are in the collections of the New York Public Library, the Museum of the City of New York and the New York Historical Society. Anne McElvoy is Public Policy Editor of the Economist and presents the arts programme Night Waves on BBC Radio 3. Caroline Moore is a writer and reviewer. Douglas Murray is associate director of the Henry Jackson Society. Jonathan Neumann is a graduate of Cambridge and the LSE. He writes and teaches, and works in the non-profit sector. Michael Prodger is an art historian and literary journalist. Joshua Rozenberg is an independent legal commentator. He presents Law in Action on BBC Radio 4. Alev Scott is an Istanbul-based writer. Amity Shlaes is the author of The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression (HarperCollins) and a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Lionel Shriver’s latest novel So Much for That is published in paperback by Harper. The film of her best-selling novel We Need To Talk About Kevin was recently premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. Irwin Stelzer is director of economic policy studies at the Hudson Institute in Washington DC, and a columnist for the Sunday Times. J.W.M. Thompson was Editor of the Sunday Telegraph, 1976-86. Daisy Waugh’s most recent novel is Last Dance With Valentino (HarperCollins). Peter Whittle is director of the New Culture Forum. His latest book is Monarchy Matters (Social Affairs Unit). With thanks to Philippa Ingram, Tony Mullins and Davinia Hoggarth
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