Theodore Dalrymple

Theodore Dalrymple

Theodore Dalrymple is an author and retired doctor who has written for many publications round the world, including the Spectator (London), the Wall Street Journal (New York) and The Australian (Sydney). He writes a monthly column in New English Review and is contributing editor of the City Journal of New York. His latest book is Admirable Evasions: How Psychology Undermines Morality, Encounter Books.


Protecting Everyone From Themselves

Oct 16 2013

Of recent years I have noticed something rather peculiar about hotels. Nowadays they treat their guests as if they were all potential suicides: that is


Net Worthlessness

Oct 06 2013

For about three years I have subscribed to two free Internet sites that offer investment advice. In a moment of madness or lack of self-knowledge,

Cultural Caviar

UNICEF’s Chemical Weapon

Sep 22 2013

Yesterday I was on a flight on an airline that claimed to be deeply anxious to preserve the environment, though not quite anxious enough, obviously,