Jonathan Fenby is a co-founder of Trusted Sources and has been chief correspondent in France for both Reuters and The Economist, Assistant Editor of The Independent, Deputy Editor of the Guardian and Editor of the Observer. He is a Research Associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. He is the author of sixteen books.
Books by Jonathan Fenby
Interviews with Jonathan Fenby
The historian and author chooses five books on de Gaulle and the Resistance. He says the British tried to veto de Gaulle’s famous 1940 speech from London calling on the French to stand up to German occupation
Interviews where books by Jonathan Fenby were recommended
Hazareesingh’s book choices include de Gaulle’s “very readable” war diaries. In books of condolences after the leader’s death, people wrote things like, “Goodbye Charles, you were greater than Napoleon”
Former Anglican Bishop and House of Lords crossbencher says that the moral vision we need to recover in politics has its roots in faith. He chooses five books to combat political cynicism