Nigel Jones

Nigel Jones is the author of eight historical books, including biographies of the writers Rupert Brooke and Patrick Hamilton. A former deputy editor of ‘History Today’ magazine and a founder editor of ‘BBC History’, he leads tours of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy for The Cultural Experience travel company.

Beckett, Camus and Monod arrived by different roads at the same destination thanks to their common experience of fighting injustice

Brexit proved there is a huge audience for a culturally conservative party, but who will fill it?

The liberals betrayed the very civilisation they were charged to defend

Today’s political conflicts replay past battles between Britain’s libertarian and puritan traditions, argues historian Nigel Jones

Is Boris’s ‘Rooseveltian’ revival really what the country needs?

Nigel Jones laments the rise of the British snitch

Patrick Hamilton, the writer who inadvertently coined the term, had his own victims

What is needed but is sorely lacking is the smack of firm government, says Nigel Jones

Leading historian Nigel Jones argues the UK is now dangerously fractured along political lines

Spanish flu killed Schiele and Klimt. Their art sensed the brevity of life and the doom of their society