Plus: Here comes Syriza. The Teflon Greens. Mystic Dale v Nick Clegg. The Political Book Awards. And: There’s no such thing as an illegal war.
Posts Tagged: Books
Plus: My Big Fat New Wedding. An invitation to Roger Bird. And: Happy New Year to you all. P.S: Here is my, er, prediction success rate for last year.
Plus: A present for Jacqui Smith. In memory of Constance Henriette Dale. I am reviving my blog. And finally: A truly disgusting reference to vibrators.
Here is a book that, as much as any I can think of, needs to be read aloud. Tolkien, like many Catholics of his generation, understood the power of incantation.
Plus: Making polite chat with Ted Heath. Musing on Boris Johnson’s future. Alan Clark on crack. And: My mucker Chuka.
Coming Soon: Politicos Guide to the General Election. Top 100 Most Influential People on the Right. And: In honour of Clifford Norden, who died in World War One.
Plus: Up yours, Amazon. Secrets of Thanet South. Up yours, Lutfur. Plus: The madness of sacking Graeme Archer. And: Is Andy Murray Scottish, after all?
Don’t get me wrong, Thatcher was a great Prime Minister. But, as my memoirs show, she sure lacked a sense of humour.
There’s a whole world beyond the TV show – from the books and fan-sites to the podcasts and card games. This is a guide for the uninitiated.
He brings to this book what he brings to politics: an unwavering sense of perception and authority.
Iain Dale: The next victim of our broken justice system won’t be Nigel Evans. It will be Joe Bloggs.
Plus: The Telegraph’s war on Nadine. Bias at the Foreign Office. Euro-rules drive me bonkers. And: Cameron’s LadyShambles.
Lord Ashcroft: Charles Moore’s biography of Lady Thatcher lands top prize at the Paddy Power Political Book Awards
Gyles Brandreth, the compere for the event, got it spot on when he said that the evening was all about “championing books”.
By Paul Goodman Amanda Foreman's Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire was greeted with applause when first published in 1998. "The Duchess",… Read more »