Heffer, Simon (James)

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HEFFER, Simon (James)

HEFFER, Simon (James). British, b. 1960. Genres: History. Career: Medical journalist, 1983-85; freelance journalist, 1985-86; Daily Telegraph, London, England, leader writer, 1986-91, deputy correspondent, 1987-88, political sketch writer, 1988-91, political columnist 1990-91, deputy editor and political columnist, 1994-95; Spectator, deputy editor, 1991-94; Evening Standard, columnist, 1991-93; Daily Mail, columnist, 1993-94, 1995-. Publications: (ed., with C. Moore) A Tory Seer: The Selected Journalism of T.E. Utley, 1989; Moral Desperado: A Life of Thomas Carlyle, 1995; Power and Place: The Political Consequences of King Edward VII, 1998; Like the Roman: The Life of Enoch Powell, 1998; The End of the Peer Show?, 1998; Nor Shall My Sword: The Reinvention of England, 1999. Address: c/o Daily Mail, 2 Derry St., London W8 5TT, England.