Date: December 18,  2017
Categories: General

Matthew Engel's new project, The Lost Continent, is a series of profiles of Britain's soon to be ex-partners in the European Union, being published in the New Statesman. The first two articles can be read online: ESTONIA    https://www.newstatesman.com/world/europe/2017/10/slow-train-tallinn and BELGIUM    https://www.newstatesman.com/world/europe/2017/11/travels-belgium-dysfunctional-fractured-state-heart-eu Slovenia and Croatia coming.

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Date: June 25,  2017
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Reviews of That's the Way it Crumbles: "If you’re the kind of person who shouts at the radio, this book is for you... a funny and fascinating read" - Rose Wild, The Times "An acerbically witty and entertaining survey...  This whole book is a work of stubborn persistence, or resistance" - Christopher Hart,.

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Date: June 08,  2017
Categories: General

Available to order via Waterstones or Read More

Date: June 08,  2017
Categories: General

Matthew Engel's writing on politics, places, philology and pastimes can now mainly be found in The Guardian, the Financial Times and the New.

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Date: June 08,  2017
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"Wry, rueful, funny, packed with knowledge... it is simply the most enjoyable commentary on today's England that could be imagined." - John Carey, Sunday Times "A joy and a treasure trove... Do not leave your county without it." - Jasper Rees, The Oldie "It's a lovely book, hugely funny at times." - Rod.

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Date: June 08,  2017
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Date: June 08,  2017
Categories: General

"Brilliant...The beauty of Eleven Minutes Late is that it combines a sustained and very funny rant about the chaotic state of Britain's privatised rail system with huge affection for the romance of the train." - Brian Viner, The Independent. "Engel's elegiac tale with its gentle humour and acute insight rises.

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Date: June 08,  2017
Categories: General

Matthew Engel's writing on politics, places, philology and pastimes can now mainly be found in The Guardian, the Financial Times and the New.

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Date: February 28,  2017
Categories: General

Matthew Engel's next book, That's the Way it Crumbles: The American Conquest of English is due out from Profile Books in May/ June 2017. More news follows.

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Date: December 03,  2014
Categories: General

"Wry, rueful, funny, packed with knowledge... it is simply the most enjoyable commentary on today's England that could be imagined." - John Carey, Sunday Times "A joy and a treasure trove... Do not leave your county without it." - Jasper Rees, The Oldie "It's a lovely book, hugely funny at times." - Rod.

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