Stephen Pollard

Books by this Author

Sometimes it is not big events or great men or women that change history. Often, an apparently trivial occasion or insignificant decision changes everything. Stephen Pollard's alternative history of the past sixty years examines ten such crucial days in our history. None of them are obviously historic. But each of them changed the country - some for good, others for ill. Combining history, analysis, humour and polemic, this incisive look at events stretched across six decades reveals how and why...

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If you don't ask, you don't get

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Unfortunately you just have to look - weight

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. I do not believe in reincarnation

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Picking winners (or, more often, losers) from the Racing Post

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Impatience