Barbara Amiel

Barbara Amiel has been a columnist for The Times, Daily Telegraph, Maclean's, Senior Political Columnist for the Sunday Times, Editor of The Toronto Sun (first woman to edit a major daily paper in Canada), VP-Editorial for Hollinger newspapers, and co-authored By Persons Unknown. Asked to describe herself she writes, ‘She has many Chanel jackets, cannot cook, owns large Hungarian Kuvasz dogs, and is married to Conrad Black’.
Gamechangers Series – Friends and Enemies
From her birth in London during the Blitz to becoming Baroness Black of Crossharbour, Barbara Amiel has packed a huge amount into her 80 years; very little of it is boring. In her memoir Friends and Enemies, the trailblazing journalist reflects on a life lived at operatic scale, with a cast including Henry Kissinger, Anna Wintour, Princess Diana, Tom Stoppard and Ghislaine Maxwell, amid a backdrop that ranges from the stately homes of England to the correctional facility where her husband Con...