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Craig Raine is a poet, dramatist, librettist and essayist. He is the founder editor of the literary magazine Areté. His first novel, Heartbreak, will appeared in 2010. Read more
Lucy Raitz is a French teacher and illustrator. Read more

Frederic Raphael is a screenwriter, novelist, and journalist. He worked with Stanley Kubrick on his final film, Eyes Wide Shut, and is the author of the trilogy The Glittering Prizes. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1964 and won an Oscar in 1965 for Darling.

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Andrew Rawnsley is an author, broadcaster and the Observer's chief political commentator. His book The End of the Party was published by Penguin in 2010. Nick Cohen is a columnist for the Observer and regular contributor to Standpoint.

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Piers Paul Read is the author of reportage (Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors), history (The Templars), biography (Alec Guinness), collected journalism and fiction. His most recent works are The Misogynist, a novel, and The Dreyfus Affair (both published by Bloomsbury).

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Piers Paul Read is the author of reportage (Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors), biography (Alec Guinness), collected journalism and fiction. David Heathcoat-Amory was the Conservative MP for Wells until 2010, and was a UK Parliamentary Representative to the Convention on the Future of Europe.

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Nick Redgrove is Standpoint's Production Editor.  Read more
Laurence Rees is a documentary filmmaker and historian. He is the author of World War II Behind Closed Doors: Stalin, the Nazis and the West. Read more

Annunziata Rees-Mogg was the Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Somerton and Frome, in the 2010 General Election.

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Aileen Reid is an historian on the Survey of London at English Heritage, and is curator of Emery Walker's house in Hammersmith.

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Anna Reid is a journalist and author who specialises in the history of Eastern Europe. She is the author of Borderland: A Journey Through the History of Ukraine (Weidenfeld & Nicholson). Her most recent book, Leningrad: Tragedy of a City under Siege, 1941-44 is published by Bloomsbury. Read more
Dave Rich is Deputy Director of Communications at the Community Security Trust. Read more

Andrew Roberts is an historian and journalist. His latest book is Napoleon the Great (Allen Lane).

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Geoffrey Robertson QC is Head of Doughty Street Chambers. He is the author of An Inconvenient Genocide: Who Now Remembers The Armenians? (Biteback).  Read more

Hamish Robinson is the author of The Gift Returned and was poet-in-residence of the Wordsworth Trust in 2005. He is the concierge of Hawthornden Castle, the writers’ retreat.

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W. Sydney Robinson is a history teacher and author. His most recent book is The Last Victorians (Robson Press). Read more

Mark Ronan is Honorary Professor of Mathematics at University College, London, Emeritus Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and author of Symmetry and the Monster: One of the Greatest Quests of Mathematics. He also runs an on-line review site for opera, ballet and theatre. See it here.

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David Rose writes for the Mail on Sunday and Vanity Fair. His most recent book, The Big Eddy Club: Southern Justice and the Stocking Stranglings is published in a new edition by the New Press in New York this month.

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Hannah Rosefield is a freelance witer and reviewer specialising in the Victorian period. She is a graduate of Oxford and Glasgow.  Read more

Tracey S. Rosenberg was recently awarded a New Writers' Award by the Scottish Book Trust. Her debut novel, The Girl in the Bunker, was published in 2011.

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Joshua Rozenberg is an independent legal commentator who presents Law in Action on BBC Radio 4.

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William D. Rubinstein is professor of history at the University of Aberystwyth. He is the author, among other works, of A History of the Jews in the English-Speaking World: Great Britain (1996), and was President of the Jewish Historical Society of England in 2002-2004.

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Tobias Rüther's is the author of Helden. David Bowie und Berlin - an analysis of Bowie's years in Berlin and a cultural history of the city in the mid-1970s.

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