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Category Archives: News
My uncle, Chris Squire, died in October 2018. He was a man of many parts, and at his packed funeral this week, we heard from friends who’d known him at school, at Undercurrents magazine, and through his involvement with Twickenham … Continue reading
My new book, Agent Jack, is in the shops now. It tells the astonishing true story of how, during World War II, MI5 fooled dozens of British fascists into thinking they were spying for Germany. The story has inspired two … Continue reading
I’m very excited to announce my next book, Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5’s Secret Nazi Hunter. In 1942, MI5 faced a puzzle. They’d spent the first three years of World War II convinced that Germany had a “fifth … Continue reading
Want to get a flavour of the new book? Here’s a free extract… Would They Lie To You preview And there’s more here…
I went on the Today programme, to argue that when the news is bad, uncommunication is by far the best policy.
Post by Robert Hutton.
Radio 4’s Word of Mouth did a whole half hour on journalese, in which I barely plugged the book at all. Listen here.
This extract from the still-being-written next book seemed timely…
A Huffington Post piece in which I discover what “Sky sources” really means.