Roy Adkins is a historian and archaeologist, who lives in Devon and is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. He is author of the bestselling Trafalgar: The Biography of a Battle. Together with his wife, Lesley Adkins, he has also published several other successful books on history and archaeology, including Jack Tar, The War for All the Oceans and The Keys of Egypt. Their books have been translated so far into seventeen languages. Eavesdropping on Jane Austen's England is their latest book and is available now in paperback. Their website is www.adkinshistory.com and their blog is http://blog.adkinshistory.com/. Roy is available for interviews and talks.
Roy & Lesley Adkins
Roy and Lesley Adkins are husband-and-wife historians and authors of widely acclaimed books on naval and social history, including Jack Tar, Trafalgar, The War for All the Oceans and Eavesdropping on Jane Austen's England, which have been translated into seventeen languages. They are Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries of London and the Royal Historical Society, as well as Members of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. They live in Devon. See www.adkinshistory.com
Ibrahim Al-Marashi is Associate Professor of Middle East History at California State University San Marcos. He is the co-author of Iraq's Armed Forces: An Analytical History.
Charles Allen is the author of a number of bestselling books about Indian and the colonial experience elsewhere. A traveller, historian and master storyteller he is one of the great chroniclers of India.
Janice Anderson was born in educated in New Zealand but has lived for many years in Britain. She was a newspaper journalist, a charity press officer and editor for several leading illustrated non-fiction publishers but is now a freelance writer.
David Andress is a leading scholar of the French Revolution and an elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
Lisa Appignanesi was born in Poland and grew up in France and Canada. A novelist and writer, she is visiting professor of Literature and the Medical Humanities at King's College London. She was chair of the Freud Museum from 2008-2014 and is a former president of English PEN. She was awarded an OBE for services to Literature in 2013. Her published work includes Mad, Bad and Sad, All About Love and Losing the Dead. @LisaAppignanesi
Max Arthur is a distinguished military historian, whose books include Men of the Red Beret (over 30,000 copies sold), and There Shall be Wings (40,000 sold)
Mike Ashley is the author and editor of over sixty books including the bestselling Mammoths Comic Fantasy, Seriously Comic Fantasy and Fantasy, and the crime-fiction collections The Mammoth Book of Locked Room Mysteries, The Mammoth Book of Roman Whodunnits and The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits.He lives in Chatham, Kent.
Robert B Asprey was a former US Marine Corps captain, a Fulbright scholar and a veteran writer of military history whose works are highly respected throughout the world. He died in 2009.
Rick Atkinson is a former staff writer and assistant managing editor at The Washington Post, and the bestselling author of The Long Gray Line and Crusade. His many awards include the Pulitzer Prize.
Albert Axell was born in New England in 1942. He studied history, philosophy and economics at the University of Wisconsin and later worked as a reporter in Alabama, Virginia and Ohio. His previous books include Stalin's War, Russia's Seven Natural Wonders, Soul of the Gobi and Japan's Destiny.Albert Axell was born in New England in 1942. He studied history, philosophy and economics at the University of Wisconsin and later worked as a reporter. His previous books include Stalin's War, Russia's Seven Natural Wonders and Soviet Dissent.
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Francis Beckett is adistinguished journalistwho regularly writes forthe Guardian and othernational papers. He is theauthor of, amongst otherworks, Enemy Within:The Rise and Fall of theBritish Communist Party,biographies of ClementAttlee and Gordon Brown,and he co-authored TheBlairs and their Court withDavid Hencke.
Carol Berkin is the Baruch Presidential Professor of History at the CUNY Graduate Center. She is the author of many acclaimed books, including A Brilliant Solution. Berkin lives in New York City and Guilford, Connecticut.
Jeremy Black is one of the UK's most respected and prolific historians, described by Andrew Roberts as the most underrated thinker in Britain. He is Professor of History at Exeter University and a renowned expert on the history of war. He appears regularly on TV and radio, including BBC Radio 4's In Our Time.
Nicholas Blincoe lived in in Bethlehem for over twenty years. He is a best-selling, award-winning novelist, playwright and screenwriter and is currently a critic and leader writer for the Daily Telegraph.