David Pryce-Jones was born in Vienna and studied modern history at Magdalen College Oxford. He is a contributor to The Daily Telegraph, The Times, The FT, The Spectator, The TLS, The Wall Street Journal and New Republic and has been Senior Editor of The National Review since 1999.
Karl Marx: Philosophy and Revolution
Karl Marx was one of the most influential and revolutionary thinkers of modern history; yet he is rarely thought of as a Jewish thinker. His Jewish background is either overlooked or misrepresented and his attitude towards Judaism and Jews was highly complex. Shlomo Avineri, in this revelatory work, argues that Marx’s Jewish origins were integral to his work, placing his Jewish background in its proper and balanced perspective. The results are sometimes surprising.
The Prime Ministers
The Prime Ministers has been called “the ultimate insider’s account” of politics and decision-making by five Israeli prime ministers since the founding of the state in 1948.
Top political aide Yehuda Avner worked beside Levi Eshkol, Golda Meir, Yitzhak Rabin, Menachem Begin and Shimon Peres over 25 years. He was present for major moments including Begin’s decision to bomb a nuclear reactor in Iraq in 1981 and Rabin’s handling of the 1976 mission to rescue Israeli hostages at ...
In his memoir, David Pryce-Jones, former literary editor of The FT and Spectator and author of several major works, reveals his complex origins: born in Vienna, he is the Eton and Oxford-educated son of writer Alan Pryce-Jones, while his mother, Therese Fould-Springer, was a Viennese heiress. He talks about his life, both very English and singularly exotic, with journalist Jonathan Foreman.
In his powerful new polemic, Anti-Semitism, renowned novelist and screenwriter Frederic Raphael considers why intense hostility has been directed so relentlessly towards Jews for more than two millennia. Frederic Raphael is joined by David Pryce-Jones in a penetrating analysis of this crucial perennial question.