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.

Jean-Claude Duvalier

Looking Back

The Despot Within

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PC World

Imperial Do-Gooding

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Vile Bodies

Small Vices

The other day I behaved badly for once: not very badly (I should hardly have confessed t...


The Money of Fools

People often claim to have cultivated their inner child as if this were a good thing to ha...


A Miasma of Untruth

Those who irritate us and give us grounds for righteous indignation are our secret benefac...

Vile Bodies

The Sporting Lie

In my youth, hard though it is for me to recall it now, I was quite good at sport. I c...

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