Hugo Rifkind is a writer for the Times. He writes an opinion column on Fridays, and the spoof diary My Week on Saturdays. He also writes a fortnightly column for the Spectator, and is an occasional guest on BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz. His first novel, Overexposure, was published in 2006. He was born in Edinburgh in 1977, attended George Watson’s College and Loretto School, and studied Philosophy at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He now lives in London with one wife, one daughter, and no known pets.
Overexposure (Canongate, 2007)
"Without ideas forged in the clash of opposition - there is no way forward. The Battle of Ideas is a must do event."
Lynne Featherstone MP, Liberal Democrats