Sir Bernard Crick

was a political writer and emeritus professor of politics and fellow of Birkbeck College, London. His books include In Defence of Politics and Citizens: Towards a Citizenship Culture. He was joint editor of the Political Quarterly, a theatre correspondent for the Times Higher Education Supplement, and a government advisor on issues of language and citizenship education. He was knighted in January 2002 for “services to citizenship in schools and to political studies.”



The definitive biography of Orwell by political scholar Sir Bernard Crick.