Simon Schama

Read what The Spectator thought of the winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize for non-fiction

17 November 2017 15:44

Last night saw the award of this year’s £30,000 Baillie Gifford Prize – the country’s most respected prize for non-fiction…

No, Simon Schama, people worried about gang rape and FGM aren’t ‘obsessed with sex’

4 April 2016 18:30

Hardly anything is less likely to keep people reading than to mention an exciting evening in Toronto.  But stick with…

Simon Schama’s use of the word ‘suburban’ on Question Time was very revealing

16 October 2015 16:28

The things people say in anger are generally the most revealing things of all.  So it was on last night’s…

Spectator event: An evening with Simon Schama on the history of the Jews

6 August 2013 19:14

There was a row earlier today when a leading figure in the EDL linked (inadvertently, he says) to a website…