John Lewis-Stempel

John Lewis-Stempel is a farmer and historian. His books include Six Weeks and Where Poppies Blow. He is currently working on a history of Paris and his latest book is The Sheep’s Tale.

@JLewisStempel

John Lewis-Stempel is a farmer and historian. His books include Six Weeks and Where Poppies Blow. He is currently working on a history of Paris and his latest book is The Sheep’s Tale.

George Monbiot’s farming fantasies

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 6 mins

Humans are born to hunt

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 5 mins

Why we shouldn’t eat lamb

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 5 mins

Wheat has corrupted humanity

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 7 mins

How Russia’s elite bought Biarritz

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 4 mins

Could Russian mercenaries conquer the world?

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 5 mins

What vegan propaganda ignores

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 6 mins

The French are dying to hunt

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 6 mins

Germany’s First World War guilt

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 6 mins

How gangsters took over the fishing industry

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 4 mins

What we didn’t learn from foot and mouth

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 5 mins

How Macron made France a laughing stock

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 6 mins

Stop planting more trees!

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 5 mins

We all break lockdown in France

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 5 mins

Factory farming will kill us all

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 5 mins

Did the French Revolution cause Nazism?

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 4 mins

Why is nature writing all about egos?

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 5 mins

Why mushrooms are magic

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 5 mins

Why Britain needs a peasants’ revolt

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 6 mins

France’s African forever war

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 6 mins

A compassionate carnivore’s manifesto

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 8 mins

When Asterix took on Covid-19

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 5 mins

Will rural France recover from Covid?

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 5 mins

1917 pretends good soldiers don’t kill

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 4 mins

The blight of farm suicides

BY John Lewis-Stempel / 5 mins