Melanie Phillips is a British journalist, author and broadcaster. She is the author of Londonistan, The World Turned Upside Down and Guardian Angel. In 1996 she won the Orwell prize for journalism.
"The Legacy is a book of passionate intensity. Like its author it is erudite and intelligent, brave and forthright. It is both a detective story and a rites-of-passage journey, as one assimilated Jew finds, in spite of himself, his true soul."--Maureen Lipman, actor, author, and activist