Judith Watt is the author of several books on fashion. She lectures on the history of fashion and fashion writing at St Martins College of Art and Design. Currently also a contributor to VOGUE, the GUARDIAN and BBC Radio 4, she lives in London.
Duncan White is a journalist and academic who combines his position as Lecturer in History and Literature at Harvard University with his role as a lead book reviewerand feature writer for the Telegraph. He is the author of Vladimir Nabokov: Late Modernism, the Cold War and the Literary Marketplace, editor of a collection ofessays on the life and work of Nabokov, and has established himself as a scholarly authority on mid-century American and Russian literature, with a particular focus on the Cold War. He moved to the United States in 2012 to join Wellesley College as a Newhouse Research Fellow and Visiting Lecturer. At Wellesley he organised a lecture series on Cold War culture, featuring Pulitzer-winners Louis Menand and Anne Applebaum as guest speakers. Duncan is British and lives in Boston, Massachusetts.)
Nina Willner is a former US Army intelligence officer who served in Berlin during the Cold War. Following a career in intelligence, Nina worked in Moscow, Minsk and Prague promoting human rights, children's causes and the rule of law for the US Government, non-profit organizations and a variety of charities. She currently lives in Istanbul, Turkey. Forty Autumns is her first book.
David M. Wilson
David M. Wilson is the great-nephew of the Chief of the Scientific Staff, Dr. Edward Wilson, who died with Captain Scott and his fellow explorers.
Robert Winder was literary editor of the INDEPENDENT for 5 years. He has written two novels.
Michael Wolff has received numerous awards for his work, including two National Magazine Awards. He has been a regular columnist for Vanity Fair, New York, the Hollywood Reporter, British GQ, USA Today and the Guardian. He is the author of seven books, including the international phenomenon Fire and Fury, the bestselling Burn Rate and The Man Who Owns the News. He lives in Manhattan and has four children.