Melanie Phillips

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  • 3 September 2014

    After a year of posting my work on the emBooks website, I have decided to post regular updates on Facebook instead.

    Published in: Melanie's Blog

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  • 26 July 2013

    Readers will know that I have launched my own electronic media company, Melanie Phillips Electric Media, and its first venture, emBooks. You can now find my blog by going to, and you can download the electronic books I have published so far, including my own memoir Guardian Angel, from

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 23 July 2013

    Just about the whole world, it seems, has erupted in joy and excitement over the birth of the baby prince yesterday afternoon to William and Kate. No-one can remember a reaction quite as overwhelming as this.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 22 July 2013

    So great is our cynicism about politicians that even when the public is expressing outrage about something in the strongest possible terms, we tend to view with deep suspicion any government pledge to tackle the problem.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 17 July 2013

    Ever since the then Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown declared that he wanted London to become a global centre of Islamic banking, successive politicians have drooled over the funds pouring into Britain from the apparently ever-open cash spigot of the Islamic world.

    Published in: Melanie's Blog

  • 16 July 2013

    Consternation in Israel over the EU’s malicious decision to boycott individuals or institutions situated over the ‘Green Line’ between Israel and the disputed territories. This would presumably include boycotting, for example, the Hebrew University which is just over that line or, even more grotesquely, Jewish residents in Jerusalem’s Old City – where ancient Jewish settlement far predated the arrival of a single Arab, dating as it does since King David who built it as the capital of the kingdom of the Jewish people.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

About Melanie

Melanie Phillips is a British journalist and author. She is best known for her controversial column about political and social issues which currently appears in the Daily Mail. Awarded the Orwell Prize for journalism in 1996, she is the author of All Must Have Prizes, an acclaimed study of Britain's educational and moral crisis, which provoked the fury of educationists and the delight and relief of parents.

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  • The World Turned Upside Down
  • Londonistan
  • The Ascent of Woman
  • America's Social Revolution

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