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Giles MacDonogh has written for the Financial Times, the Guardian, and the Times. He is the author of After the Reich: from the Fall of Vienna to the Berlin Airlift.

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James Macintyre is co-author of Ed: The Milibands and the making of a Labour Leader (Biteback) and a writer for the Tablet. Read more
James MacMillan is a Scottish composer whose specially commissioned congrgational Mass was performed when Pope Benedict beatified Cardinal Newman during his visit to Britain in 2010. In May 2012, his new Violin Concerto - written for Vadim Repin - received its global premiere. Read more

Denis MacShane is Labour MP for Rotherham.

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Shiraz Maher is a writer and broadcaster.

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Noel Malcolm is a Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. His edition of Hobbe's Leviathan is published by OUP. His most recent book is Agents Of Empire (Allen Lane).

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Kate Maltby blogs at nazg.com/iqrai

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Harriet Maltby is a PPE graduate of Magdalen College, Oxford and works as a Conservative researcher and freelance writer.

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John Man is a historian and travel writer with a special interest in Mongolia. His best-selling Genghis Khan: Life, Death and Resurrection is published in 21 languages. His latest books are The Mongol Empire and Saladin: The Life, The Legend, And The Islamic Empire, both published by Bantam Press. Read more

Jessica Mann is a crime-writer and journalist. She is the author of Deadlier Than the Male.

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Philip Mansel's books include a life of Louis XVIII and a history of Paris after 1814. He is editor of the Court Historian, journal of the society for Court Studies.

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Jonathan Margolis is a journalist and author. He has written biographies of John Cleese and Bernard Manning.

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Ann Marlowe is an American critic and journalist who writes for the Wall Street Journal and New York Post. She is the author of How to Stop Time: Heroin from A to Z and has an interest in Afghanistan.

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Justin Marozzi is a travel writer, historian, journalist and political risk and security consultant. He is the author of South from Barbary (HarperCollins), a travel history of Libya and is writing a history of Baghdad.

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Andrew Marr is a BBC broadcaster and the author of A History of Modern Britain and A History of the World. He hosts The Andrew Marr Show on BBC One and presents Radio 4's Start The Week.

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Minette Marrin is a columnist for the Sunday Times, as well as a broadcaster and fiction writer.

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Philip Marsden is an English travel writer and novelist. He is the author of The Barefoot Emperor: An Ethiopian Tragedy and The Levelling Sea. He lives in Cornwall.

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Laura Marsh is a graduate of Christ Church, Oxford, and a winner of the London Review of Books Young Reviewers Competition 2010.

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Barry Martin is the Artist-in-Residence at Chiswick House, London. His works hang in the Tate, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the National Portrait Gallery. His new exhibition, The Discerning Eye, is at the Mall Galleries. Read more
John Martin is an academic doctor and scientist at University College London and Yale University.  His latest book of poetry, The Root of Blue is Yellow, will be published by IMS Press later in the year. Read more
Iain Martin is a political commentator and author based in London. He writes for the Sunday Telegraph and edits CapX, a website promoting popular capitalism. He is writing a new history of the City of London. Read more
Jamie Martin helped Michael Gove to develop the Conservative Party's schools policy.  Read more

Zareer Masani is a historian and broadcaster. He is a biographer of Indira Gandhi, and his most recent book is Macaulay: Britain's Liberal Imperialist (Bodley Head).

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Allan Massie has written some twenty novels and a number of non-fiction books, including The Thistle and the Rose, a study of Anglo-Scottish relations. He writes a fortnightly column, "Life & Letters", for the Spectator.

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Derwent May was literary editor of The Listener and the Sunday Telegraph. His latest books are Wondering About Many Women (Greenwich Exchange), a volume of poetry, and Life on the Wing: A Bird Chronicle from the Pages of the Times (Robson Press). 

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Robert Mayhew is Professor of Historical Geography and Intellectual History at Bristol University.

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Jenny McCartney is the film critic and a columnist at the Sunday Telegraph.

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Frankie McCoy is on the staff of the London Evening Standard. Read more

Melanie McDonagh is an Irish journalist based in London and a leader-writer for the London Evening Standard.

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Anne McElvoy is a senior editor of the Economist and a columnist for the London Evening Standard. She broadcasts regularly and presents the arts programme Free Thinking on BBC Radio 3. 

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John McEwen is an art critic and the author of Paula Rego: Behind the Scenes. Read more

Max McGuinness is a columnist and blogger for The Dubliner magazine. He also writes for the Irish Times, GQ, and Magill. He directed his own play, Up The Republic!, at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival.

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Anna McKie is a freelance journalist. She has an MA in modern European history from Sussex University. She has worked for The Week and Prospect

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Clovis Meath Baker retired from the Foreign Office in 2013. He was awarded the CMG for services to British interests in the Middle East. Read more
Boadicea Meath Baker is a freelance researcher based in London. Read more

Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens is a Research Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation, King’s College London, where he is also a PhD candidate.

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Robert Messenger was one of the founding editors of the New York Sun. He writes on books and culture for US publications. Read more
William Meyers writes about photography for the Wall Street Journal. His own pictures can be seen on his website http://www.williammeyersphotography.com/ Read more
Jeffrey Meyers is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and has written biographies of Orwell, Hemingway and Scott Fitzgerald. Thirty of his books have been translated into 14 languages and seven alphabets, and published on six continents. Read more

Lucasta Miller works for the Guardian, and is the author of The Brontë Myth.

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John Mills is an entrepeneur and economist. His new pamphlet, There Is An Alternative, is published by Civitas. Last year he gave £1.65 million to the labour party. Read more
Alberto Mingardi is Director General of Istitute Bruno Leoni, an Italian free-market think tank. He is an Adjunct Scholar with the Cato Institute and a guest blogger at EconLog. His books include Herbert Spencer (Continuum). Read more

Kenneth Minogue taught at the LSE for some 40 years, and is Emeritus Professor of Political Science. He is the author of The Moral Life and the Democratic Revolution.

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Madeleine Minson is a Swedish freelance writer and editor. She lives in London. Read more

Jonathan Mirsky was the China Correspondent of The Observer and East Asia editor of the Times. In 1989 he was named International Reporter of the Year for his dispatches from Tiananmen.

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Jonathan Mirsky was the China correspondent of the Observer and East Asia editor of The Times. In 1989 he was named International Reporter of the Year.

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Ray Monk is Professor of Philosophy at the Centre for Post-Analytic Philosophy at the University of Southampton. He is the author of Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius and a biography of Bertrand Russell.

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Jung Chang and her husband Jon Halliday are leading authorities on Mao, while Simon Sebag Montefiore has published two major works on Stalin.

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Alan Montefiore is Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, and the author of A Philosophical Retrospective: Facts, Values and Jewish Identity (Columbia University Press). Read more
Tim Montgomerie is editor of the ConservativeHome website and co-founder of the Conservative Christian Fellowship. Read more

Charles Moore is a columnist of the Daily Telegraph and the Spectator, and the former Editor of both publications, as well as the former Editor of the Sunday Telegraph. He is engaged in writing the authorised biography of Margaret Thatcher.

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Caroline Moore is a writer and reviewer, and has written for the Spectator and the Daily Telegraph.

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Charles Moore is a columnist for, and former editor of, the Daily Telegraph. Sir Christopher Bland was Chairman of the BBC from 1996-2001, and has been Chairman of BT and London Weekend Television. Read more

Caroline Moorehead is the biographer of Bertrand Russell, Freya Stark, Iris Origo and Martha Gellhorn. She has also published a history of the Red Cross and a book about refugees, Human Cargo.

 

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Loanna Morrison was Conservative parliamentary candidate for Bermondsey and Old Southwark at the 2010 General Election. Formerly a Sunday Express journalist and Voice columnist, she has a degree in political science and directs the Conservative Co-operative Movement. Read more

Michael Mosbacher is Director of the Social Affairs Unit and Managing Editor of Standpoint.

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Nicholas Mosley has published two volumes of biography of his father, Oswald Mosley, and has written many novels. He discusses the rise and fall of British fascism with Sir Raymond Carr, the leading Spanish historian.

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Ferdinand Mount is a writer, novelist, and Conservative politician. He is the author of Cold Cream, and a former Editor of the TLS.

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Harry Mount is a writer, journalist, and former barrister. He is the author of A Lust for Window Sills - a Lover's Guide to British Buildings from Portcullis to Pebble-Dash.

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Dambisa Moyo, Zambian-born economist and author of Dead Aid, discusses foreign aid with Richard Dowden, executive director of the Royal African Society.

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James Mumford writes fiction and non-fiction, and posts regularly on www.iwritewhatilike.net. He is currently a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Virginia's Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture.
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Douglas Murray is a journalist, broadcaster, and the author of Bloody Sunday: Truths, Lies and the Saville Inquiry (Biteback) and the ebook Islamophilia: A Very Metropolitan Malady (Embooks).

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Charles Murray is the W.H. Brady Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington DC. He is the author of Real Education: Four Simple Truths for Bringing America's Schools Back to Reality.

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