Sam Leith

Sam Leith

Sam Leith is literary editor of The Spectator and the author of Write To The Point: How To Be Clear, Correct and Persuasive on the Page

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Sam Leith is literary editor of The Spectator and the author of Write To The Point: How To Be Clear, Correct and Persuasive on the Page

Sally Rooney’s empty Israel boycott

BY Sam Leith / 5 mins

Books have always been a weapon

BY Sam Leith / 5 mins

How activists captured publishing

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

The talentless Mr Osborne

BY Sam Leith / 6 mins

Give the Queen a break

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

Do you miss Trump yet?

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

Harry, the Prince of PR

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

How home-schooling scarred my kids

BY Sam Leith / 5 mins

Trump’s legacy: dinosaur porn

BY Sam Leith / 5 mins

Joe Biden’s old tropes for new times

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

Stop bad-mouthing the BBC

BY Sam Leith / 5 mins

Harry Potter fans need to grow up

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

The President’s speech was scarily good

BY Sam Leith / 5 mins

Humans don’t know how to be happy

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

What will the New York Times do when Trump goes?

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

Joe Biden brought a sponge to a knife fight

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

The intellectual shabbiness of Judith Butler

BY Sam Leith / 6 mins

Why ‘Civilization’ is a political masterpiece

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

Harry Potter fans need to grow up

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

The woke are coming for Scrabble

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

‘How to end lockdown’ is the only story in town

BY Sam Leith / 5 mins

The narcissism of apocalyptic thinking

BY Sam Leith / 5 mins

Are you a Scrabble sadist or a Cluedo nerd?

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

Why I’m reactivating World of Warcraft

BY Sam Leith / 5 mins

The joyful anachronism of kid lit

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

The world needs curmudgeons

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

Want to make sense of our chaotic world?

BY Sam Leith / 5 mins

I’m an ideologue… get me out of here!

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

The Booker Prize judges had one job

BY Sam Leith / 5 mins

What Eton taught me about power

BY Sam Leith / 5 mins

Even experts are ignorant

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

Thou shalt not be Piers Morgan

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

What’s the point of political fiction?

BY Sam Leith / 5 mins

Call yourself well-read?

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

What if the US President went mad?

BY Sam Leith / 5 mins

Don’t be afraid of the digital dustbin

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

Don’t knock white saviours

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins

Why are publishers pandering to the mob?

BY Sam Leith / 4 mins