Books 30 November 2007

Who’s the miserabilist
of them all?

There is stiff competition these days for the title of ‘Biggest Misanthrope’. But with his ‘pro-death’ book on why it is better never to have been born, David Benatar pips the rest to the post.

25 May 2006

Chill out, it's an unholy mess

A member of Opus Dei passes judgement on The Da Vinci Code.

9 August 2005

How a minority in the BMA got their way on euthanasia

Eminent doctors used Stalinist tactics to engineer a change in the British Medical Association’s policy on assisted dying.