Giles Coren writes opinion columns and restaurant reviews for The Timesand was named Food and Drink Writer of the Year at the 2005 British Press Awards. Under the pseudonym of Professor Gideon Garter, he writes The Intellectual’s Guide to Fashion in The Sunday Times. He has also written forThe Independent on Sunday, Tatler, GQ and The Mail on Sunday. Winkleris his first novel.
Taking (Up) the Tablets: Simon Baron-Cohen, Michael Bywater, Giles Coren, Anne Karpf and Piers Paul Read
They are shared by all the religions of the Book but how resonant are the Ten Commandments in our lives today? Even such apparently obvious ones like thou shalt not kill are being questioned by the supporters of euthanasia.
Our glittering panel of writers discussed the relevance of the Ten Commandments today, proposed their own commandments and questioned the need for a common ethical backbone for the 21st century.