Geoffrey Wheatcroft

Geoffrey Wheatcroft

Geoffrey Wheatcroft’s books include The Controversy of Zion, Yo, Blair!, and Churchill’s Shadow. His new book, Bloody Panico, or Whatever Happened to the Tories?, will be published in the spring. (December 2023)

Bloody Panico

Bloody Panico

The British Conservative Party was once one of the great popular political movements of Europe. What happened?

Tory Nation: How One Party Took Over

by Samuel Earle

Boris Johnson: The Rise and Fall of a Troublemaker at Number 10

by Andrew Gimson

Pandemic Diaries: The Inside Story of Britain’s Battle Against Covid

by Matt Hancock with Isabel Oakeshott

The Fall of Boris Johnson: The Full Story

by Sebastian Payne

Out of the Blue: The Inside Story of the Unexpected Rise and Rapid Fall of Liz Truss

by Harry Cole and James Heale

The Reign: Life in Elizabeth’s Britain, Part 1: The Way It Was, 1952–79

by Matthew Engel

The Worm in the Apple: A History of the Conservative Party and Europe from Churchill to Cameron

by Christopher Tugendhat

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March 23, 2023 issue

A Discriminating Dissolute

A Discriminating Dissolute

George IV: Art and Spectacle

an exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London, November 15, 2019–May 3, 2020; and the Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, October 16, 2020–April 5, 2021

George IV: King in Waiting

by Stella Tillyard

May 28, 2020 issue

One Hundred Years of Destruction

One Hundred Years of Destruction

RAF: The Birth of the World’s First Air Force

by Richard Overy

Aerial Warfare: The Battle for the Skies

by Frank Ledwidg

December 20, 2018 issue

A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born


a film directed by Jonathan Teplitzky

Darkest Hour

a film directed by Joe Wright

January 18, 2018 issue

Churchill: Great and Mean

Churchill: Great and Mean

No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money

by David Lough

Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill

by Sonia Purnell

June 9, 2016 issue

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