Daniel Johnson

Daniel Johnson reviews Wagner’s Parsifal, by Roger Scruton

David Pryce-Jones recalls a life of literary friendships and the defence of Western civilisation

The novelist and the philosopher linked by a common fascination with despair

For all his European frame of reference George Steiner stayed in Cambridge for a very good reason

Gertrude Himmelfarb: an intellectual giant who believed history could save us

Daniel Johnson says that Clive James’s enduring legacy is his verse

Philosopher turned pragmatist, my great friend Oliver Letwin has been an enigma for much of his political career

A confident new Germany has consigned division to history