Helen Dale

Helen Dale won the Miles Franklin Award for her first novel, The Hand that Signed the Paper, and read law at Oxford. Her latest novel is Kingdom of the Wicked; it was shortlisted for the Prometheus Prize for science fiction.

You better believe the earth is flat

In a better world, the Journal of Controversial Ideas wouldn’t need to exist

Stuart Ritchie’s ‘Science Fictions’ reveals a scholar committed not only to his own discipline but to the wider principles underlying all intellectual endeavour

Much of Wisdom of the Ancients makes one appreciate how we get sidetracked by so much trivial nonsense

Helen Dale reviews Cynical Theories, by Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay

Roger Moorhouse shows it’s possible to treat modern history properly and in context

It’s long been my view that, if only Twitter voted, David Icke would be Prime Minister

The San Francisco Bay Area is short on solutions to old problems