Peter Mandelson in conversation with Nick Cohen
'A compelling account of the New Labour years...nearly every page is illuminating.' Steve Richards, Independent
'A revealing and important book by a more winning individual than I had expected to encounter.' Matthew Parris, Spectator
'The Third Man contains enough gossip, intrigue and scandal to keep the cognoscenti titillated...there are valuable nuggets scattered throughout.' Peter Hain, New Statesman
'A very good book...fluently written and substantial, this is a serious book by a serious man.' Matthew d'Ancona, Sunday Telegraph
'A significant contribution to our understanding of the Labour years.' Philip Webster, The Times
JBW 2011 launched the paperback of The Third Man: Life at the Heart of New Labour.
Nick Cohen is a columnist for the Observer. He does occasional pieces for many other publications, including Standpoint and New Humanist. Cruel Britannia, a collection of his journalism, was published by Verso in 1999, and Pretty Straight Guys, a history of Britain under Tony Blair, was published by Faber in 2003. What’s Left? the story of how the liberal-Left of the 20th century ended up supporting the far Right of the 21st was published by 4th Estate in February, 2007. His latest – ‘Waiting for The Etonians’ was published in February 2009.