He writes with wit and penetration, and every page of Empire
can be read with relaxed pleasure (Spectator )
Paxman is witty, incisive, acerbic and opinionated . . . In short, he carries the whole thing off with panache bordering on effrontery
(Piers Brendon Sunday Times
A very engaging account...with a good sprinkling of jokes, funny nicknames and sexual references.
Paxman makes some very sharp points and writes well (Guardian )
About the Author
Jeremy Paxman was born in Yorkshire and educated at Cambridge. He is an award-winning journalist who spent ten years reporting from overseas, notably for Panorama. He is the author of five books including The English. He is the presenter of Newsnight
and University Challenge
and has presented BBC documentaries on various subjects including Victorian art and Wilfred Owen.