Adam Macqueen

Adam Macqueen’s books include The Prime Minister’s Ironing Board (Little, Brown, 2013) and the The Lies of the Land: A Brief History of Political Dishonesty, to be published by Atlantic on 7th September 2017.

He has been contributing to Private Eye magazine since 1997, and wrote the bestselling history of the magazine which was published for its 50th anniversary in 2011. He is also on the editorial team of Popbitch, and from 1999-2002 was deputy editor of The Big Issue. He was an associate producer on Adam Curtis’s 2011 BBC series All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace.

He lives on the South Coast with his husband, the painter Michael Tierney, and two cats, and still fails to understand why resumes are written in the third person.



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