Antony Beevor’s books include Crete (Runciman Prize) Stalingrad (Samuel Johnson, Wolfson and Hawthornden Prizes); Berlin; The Battle for Spain (Premio La Vanguardia); D-Day (RUSI Westminster Medal); The Second World War; Ardennes 1944 (shortlist Prix Médicis); and now Arnhem, a Number 1 Bestseller. His awards include Chevalier des Arts et Lettres in France, Cross of the Order of Terra Mariana in Estonia, and Commandeur de l’Ordre de la Couronne in Belgium. His work has been translated into thirty two languages and sold more than seven and a half million copies. A former chairman of the Society of Authors, he has received four honorary doctorates, a fellowship of King’s College London and is a visiting professor at the University of Kent. He was knighted in 2017.