Christopher Booker

How the first world war inspired the EU

3 July 2019 11:35 pm

Christopher Booker has died at the age of 81. In 2014, he wrote in The Spectator about how the first…

Della Francesca’s ‘Resurrection’

The mathematical revolution behind ‘the greatest picture in the world’

19 April 2014 9:00 am

It seems odd to enter a room dominated by what Aldous Huxley famously called ‘the greatest picture in the world’…

Revealed: how green ideology turned a deluge into a flood

15 February 2014 9:00 am

It has taken six long weeks to uncover the real hidden reasons why, from the West Country to the Thames…

How the first world war inspired the EU

8 February 2014 9:00 am

Among the millions of words which will be expended over the next four years on the first world war, very…

Profumo. Chatterley. The Beatles. 1963 was the year old England died

23 November 2013 9:00 am

Shortly before his death, David Frost rang to ask me to take part in a radio series he was making…

Botswana is persecuting its Kalahari bushmen — and we had a role in it

26 October 2013 9:00 am

For 17 years I have been reporting on one of the most haunting tragedies of our modern world — the…

An Appetite for Wonder, by Richard Dawkins - review

21 September 2013 9:00 am

It is peculiarly apt that the author of this autobiography should be the man who coined that now fashionable term…

E.O. Wilson has a new explanation for consciousness, art & religion. Is it credible?

7 September 2013 9:00 am

His publishers describe this ‘ground-breaking book on evolution’ by ‘the most celebrated living heir to Darwin’ as ‘the summa work…