Simon Schama

Simon Schama is Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University and the author of 17 books including Rembrandt’s Eyes and Hang-Ups: Essays on Painting (Mostly). His art criticism for the New Yorker won the National Magazine award and his fifty odd documentaries include the Emmy winning Power of Art, Rembrandt: Masterpieces of the Late Years, and most recently on portraiture, The Face of Britain. He is currently filming the world art series, Civilisations for BBC2. 

You can purchase or pre-order Simon Schama’s book from John Sandoe Books, our partner booksellers at the Literary Festival, here