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He has also contributed for many years to the FT's Weekend Magazine, as a Life & Arts columnist, [24] often with long-form essays and interviews spanning themes such as current affairs, travel, history and politics. Also in 2021, Kuper released The Happy Traitor, [30] an account of the life and motivations of George Blake, a British spy for the Soviet Union. The narrative, praised for its detailed exploration and understanding of Blake's complex character, sheds light on Blake's ideological shifts and personal struggles with identity and marks a significant addition to Kuper's body of work. [31] Kuper, Simon (29 June 2022). "The conspiracy against women's football". The Spectator . Retrieved 2 July 2023. Moravcsik, Andrew (1 November 2022). "Chums: How a Tiny Caste of Oxford Tories Took Over the UK". Foreign Affairs. No.November/December 2022. ISSN 0015-7120 . Retrieved 2 July 2023.

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Kuper, Simon. "Becoming French is like winning the lottery". Archived from the original on 11 December 2022 . Retrieved 6 August 2022. Kuper also writes in Dutch, and his work frequently appeared in publications including the Dutch newspapers NRC Handelsblad [14] and Het Financieele Dagblad, [15] the literary football magazine Hard Gras, and the online newspaper De Correspondent. [16] Financial Times [ edit ] Lipman, Maria (20 April 2021). "The Happy Traitor: Spies, Lies, and Exile in Russia; The Extraordinary Story of George Blake". Foreign Affairs. No.May/June 2021. ISSN 0015-7120 . Retrieved 2 July 2023. Kuper has written several books, starting with the William Hill awarded Football Against the Enemy (1994), which was later released in the United States as Soccer Against the Enemy. [25] The Times wrote of the book: "If you like football, read it. If you don't like football, read it." [26] Kuper's book Barça: The Rise and Fall of the Club that Built Modern Football appeared in 2021. It won the Sunday Times award for Football Book of the Year 2022. [29]Zoekresultaten voor simon kuper | Zoeken | Het Financieele Dagblad". . Retrieved 10 July 2023. Kuper has twice been awarded the British Society of Magazine Editors' prize for Columnist of the Year, in 2016 [3] and 2020. [4] Books [ edit ] Simon Kuper is a British, and naturalized French, author and journalist, best known for his work at the Financial Times and as a football writer. After studies at Oxford, Harvard University and the Technische Universität Berlin, Kuper started his career in journalism at the FT in 1994, where he today writes about a wide range of topics, such as politics, society, culture, sports and urban planning. [2]

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He has lived in Jamaica, Sweden, Palo Alto, California, Berlin and London. He studied History and German at Oxford University, and attended Harvard University as a Kennedy Scholar. [9] Career [ edit ] Kuper, Simon (16 June 2022). "Western Europe's cynicism about Ukrainian suffering". Financial Times . Retrieved 2 July 2023. Kuper’s unique approach to sports writing, particularly on football, has earned him several prestigious accolades, including the 1994 William Hill Sports Book of the Year. He writes about sports "from an anthropological perspective." [6] Time Magazine has called him “one of the world’s leading writers on soccer” [7] and The Economic Times labeled him “one of the world's most famous football writers.” [8]

Simon Kuper: 'Ik ben beducht voor mensen die niet kunnen luisteren' ". NRC (in Dutch). 20 October 2021 . Retrieved 10 July 2023. P, Ullekh N. (1 December 2013). "2014 FIFA World Cup: Simon Kuper, football writer, lists teams to watch out for". The Economic Times. ISSN 0013-0389 . Retrieved 1 July 2023. In 2003 he published his book Ajax, The Dutch, the War: Football in Europe during the Second World War. He co-authored the 2009 book Soccernomics with Stefan Szymanski. The authors subsequently put forward a formula allowing Kuper to predict that Serbia and Brazil would play the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final. [27] Shea, Christopher (16 February 2012). "The Bébé's Dad Speaks". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660 . Retrieved 1 July 2023. In 2022 he published Chums - How a Tiny Caste of Oxford Tories Took Over the UK, [32] [33] [34] about the connections that enabled a university network to dominate Westminster. [35] Personal life [ edit ]

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He publishes a well-read column in the weekend edition FT Magazine [2] and has twice been awarded the British Society of Magazine Editors' prize for Columnist of the Year. [3] [4] Kuper has also written for outlets such as The Guardian and The Times. [5]


Deng, Yii-Jeng (21 May 2022). "Book Review: Chums by Simon Kuper". The Oxford Student (Oxford's University's Student Newspaper). a b "BSME Awards 2016 – the winners". 16 November 2016 . Retrieved 2 July 2023. Norton-Taylor, Richard (20 March 2021). "The Happy Traitor by Simon Kuper review – the extraordinary story of George Blake". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077 . Retrieved 2 July 2023.

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