Henry Porter

Henry Porter is a novelist and political columnist for the Observer newspaper in London. Since 2005 he has been chronicling the attack on liberty and rights in Britain and has written over 100 columns on the subject.

In 2006, Tony Blair suggested an email debate with Porter and after three robust exchanges the correspondence was published in the Observer.

Porter has written six novels. His latest is The Dying Light, a political thriller set a few years in the future. His first children’s book, The Master of the Fallen Chairs, was published in 2008. He won the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger award for best thriller with Brandenburg, a story set against the backdrop of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

He is also the UK Editor of the American magazine Vanity Fair. He lives in London.

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