Andrew Rawnsley

For Andrew Rawnsley's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Authorized life of Thatcher is clear-eyed, rich in details

May 19, 2013

Authorized life of Thatcher is clear-eyed, rich in details

It is a tricky deal being an authorized biographer. Charles Moore’s big advantage over those who have previously tackled Margaret Thatcher is that he has been provided with material denied to them. Of the arrangement that he was offered by his subject, he writes: ...

Apr 20, 2013

The unintended paradoxical legacy of the lady in blue

Two former prime ministers were buried this week. One was a gloriously battling heroine of freedom, Boadicea in pearls, who put the Great back into Great Britain and won the Cold War with a little assistance from U.S. President Ronald Reagan. The other was ...