Timothy Garton Ash – Facts Are Subversive

Posted on July 9, 2010 by

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Timothy Garton Ash is the author of eight books of political writing or “history of the present”. They include The Magic LanternThe FileHistory of the Present and Free World. His latest is Facts Are Subversive: Political Writing From a Decade Without a Name.

He is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. His essays appear regularly in the New York Review of Books and his weekly column for the Guardian is widely syndicated in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Garton Ash has received many awards for his writing, including the Somerset Maugham Award and the George Orwell Prize.

http://www.timothygartonash.com

First broadcast on 9th July 2010

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