Daniel Johnson

Daniel Johnson is founding editor of The Article. He tweets at @DanBJohnson

The German obsession with Goethe’s Faust and Shakespeare’s Hamlet

A new book breathes new life into historical fiction

Are books as physical objects already obsolescent?

The political journey of Paul Johnson, who renounced his socialist ideals to become a standard-bearer of the Right

Rainer Zitelmann is a rare intellectual

The magisterial Benedict XVI, one of the greatest minds ever to be elected pope, has bequeathed a lasting legacy

A new film of a classic First World War novel focuses attention on the pacifism of the German elite that denies Ukraine the means of liberation

While few Germans lament the loss of their own emperors and kings, they admire the British idea of monarchy

Generations of general staff put their faith in the knockout blow

Conservative America still vibrantly upholds the cause of Western civilisation