|About the author
DAVID BOULTON is an award-winning author, journalist and broadcaster. A
former Editor of the international investigative programme World in
Action and Head of News, Arts and Current Affairs at Granada
Television, UK, he received the Royal Television Society’s special award
‘for outstanding services to broadcasting’.
He is the author of more than 20 books on contemporary history and
current affairs, including the international best-seller The Lockheed
Papers (in the USA The Grease Machine) exposing corporate
bribery in the aerospace industry, and Objection Overruled, the
classic account of conscientious objection in the first world war.
David is a member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), the
British Humanist Association, and the Sea of Faith Network, whose journal he edited for ten
years. He has written for The Guardian, The Observer,
New Internationalist, New Humanist, and many Quaker journals.
His books on the interface between religion and humanism include The
Trouble with God: Building the Republic of Heaven, Gerrard
Winstanley and the Republic of Heaven, and Real Like the Daisies
or Real Like I Love You?
He is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop leader in Britain, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. He lives with his wife Anthea in
the Yorkshire Dales.
For more on David Boulton’s books click on OTHER BOOKS.
‘A highly entertaining writer with a great gift of being funny
and serious at once.’
DON CUPITT, former Dean of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, author of
‘The Sea of Faith’