Sir Peter Stothard (born 28 February 1951) is a British author, journalist and critic. From 1992 to 2002 he was editor of The Times and from 2002 to 2016 editor of The Times Literary Supplement, the only journalist to have held both roles. His four books of diaries cover both political and classical themes.

Books in order of publication:

Thirty Days: An Inside Account of Tony Blair at War (2004)

On the Spartacus Road: A Spectacular Journey Through Ancient Italy (2010)

Alexandria: The Last Night of Cleopatra (2013)

The Senecans: Four Men and Margaret Thatcher (2016)

The Last Assassin: The Hunt for the Killers of Julius Caesar (2020)