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.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Vile Bodies

Impolite Politics

There is a gesture that I have detested ever since an Albanian policeman made it in my dir...
Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee

Lit Crit

Easy to Put Down

Patricia MacCormack is a professor of continental philosophy at Anglia Ruskin University i...

All About Me

Meghan’s Misery

Mrs. Clinton, who knows a thing or two about phoniness, praised Meghan Markle’s decision...

All About Me

Crying Shame

It is difficult to tell the difference these days between what is the serious and the spoo...

All About Me

Rash Thinking

In a recent article, I mentioned the death of my friend, M…… D……, when I was 16 an...
Derbyshire, England

Looking Back

Gone Too Soon

It is 55 years since my friend, M.….. D……, died. I was 16, he was a few months older...
Sir Stanley Matthews


Football Fancies

Sometimes I think of football (soccer), though I have no interest in it. This is because i...

Deep Thoughts

Life’s a Boar

On Christmas Day I sat by the fire in my house in France and read a charming little book, ...


Pick Your Pronoun

Most of the time that I have spent informing myself about the world we live in, with only ...

PC World

Odd Jobs

When I read that the United Arab Emirate’s Minister of Tolerance had been accused of sex...

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