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Simon Sebag Montefiore

By July 5th, 2019Speakers

Simon Sebag Montefiore is a bestselling prizewinning historian and novelist whose books are published in 48 languages. He is author of the Moscow Trilogy novels, Sashenka, One Night in Winter (won Political Novel of the Year Prize; longlisted for the Orwell Prize) and Red Sky at Noon; the histories Catherine the Great & Potemkin (being developed as a movie by Angelina Jolie), Stalin: the Court of the Red Tsar (won History Book of the Year Prize), Young Stalin (won LA Times Biography and Costa Biography prizes), Jerusalem: the Biography, (won Wen Jin Prize in China and JBC Book of Year Prize in USA), The Romanovs won Lupicaia del Terriccio Literature Prize (Italy) and was an Oprah Winfrey book of the year. All of these are being developed as movies/TV dramas.

Written in History: Letters that Changed the World is just out in paperback and his latest is Voices of History: Speeches that Changed the World.