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This month’s pulpit is written by Thomas Marks. He has a doctorate on Victorian poetry and architecture and is an editor of the online magazine The Junket. Alan Allport’s book Demobbed: Coming Home After the Second World War won the LongmanHistory Today Book of the Year Award in 2010. He is currently writing a social history of the British Army from 1939 to 1945. Diana Athill is the author of Somewhere Towards the End, which won the Costa Book Award for biography in 2008. Jonathan Barnes is the author of two novels, The Somnambulist and The Domino Men. Andrew Barrow’s Animal Magic: A Brother's Story was published last year. Jonathan Beckman is an editor at Literary Review. He is writing a book about eighteenth-century France. Piers Brendon’s next book, Eminent Elizabethans, will be published in September. Michael Burleigh has won the 2012 Nonino International Master of His Time Prize. He is finishing a book on the global Cold War from 1945 to 1965. David Collard is completing Auden on Film. John Cornwell is researching a book on the history of the Catholic confessional. Jonathan Derbyshire is Culture Editor of the New Statesman. In a previous life he taught philosophy in several English universities. Michael Evans is Pentagon Correspondent for The Times, covering defence, intelligence and terrorism. Felipe Fernández-Armesto teaches at Notre Dame. His books include 1492 and Pathfinders. George Gömöri’s next publication is a co-translation with Clive Wilmer of Passio by the Hungarian poet János Pilinszky (Worple Press). Edmund Gordon is writing a biography of Angela Carter. John Gribbin’s latest book, Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution, is published by Bantam Press. Alexandra Harris teaches English at the University of Liverpool. She is the author of Romantic Moderns and Virginia Woolf.
Christopher Hart’s last historical novel, The Great Siege, was published under the pen name William Napier. Andrew Hussey is Dean of the University of London Institute in Paris. Kevin Jackson is completing a cultural history of the year 1922. Peter Jones writes the ‘Ancient and modern’ column in The Spectator and helped found the charity Classics for All. Eric Kaufmann is Professor of Politics at Birkbeck College. His latest book is Political Demography, published this month. Christopher Kelly is a Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. Sam Kitchener is a freelance writer. Jessica Mann’s next book, The Fifties Mystique, a combination of memoir and polemic, will be published by Quartet. Rowland Manthorpe is working on his first novel, Confidence, which will be published by Bloomsbury. Roderick Matthews’s second book, Jinnah vs. Gandhi, will be published by Hachette India this summer. Frank McLynn’s latest book, The Road Not Taken: Revolutionary Moments in British History, will be published in June by The Bodley Head. Keith Miller works for the Daily Telegraph. His book on St Peter’s is published by Profile. Jonathan Mirsky is a journalist specialising in Chinese affairs. Leslie Mitchell is working on aspects of the history of Brooks’s Club. Caroline Moorehead’s most recent book, A Train in Winter: A Story of Resistance, Friendship and Survival, is published by Chatto.
Harry Mount’s How England Made the English - from Hedgerows to Heathrow is published by Viking in May. Edward Norman is an Emeritus Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge, and one-time Chancellor of York Minster. Pamela Norris is a freelance writer. Her most recent book was Words of Love (HarperCollins). Lucy Popescu was Programme Director of English PEN’s Writers in Prison Committee from 1991 to 2006. Michael Prodger is the art critic of Standpoint magazine and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Buckingham. Sonia Purnell is the author of Just Boris: A Tale of Blond Ambition, out in paperback last month. Hannah Rosefield is a writer and reviewer. Dominic Sandbrook’s Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain, 1974-1979 is published this month by Allen Lane. David Satter is the author of It Was a Long Time Ago and It Never Happened Anyway: Russia and the Communist Past (Yale). Chandak Sengoopta is Professor of History at Birkbeck College and author of Imprint of the Raj: How Fingerprinting Was Born in Colonial India. Miranda Seymour is currently writing a book about England and Germany. Brendan Simms is Professor of European International Relations at the University of Cambridge, and author of Unfinest Hour: Britain and the Destruction of Bosnia. Sarah A Smith is a full-time mother, parttime student and occasional book reviewer. Norman Stone’s Turkey: A Short History was published in paperback in February. John Sutherland’s The Lives of the Novelists is published by Profile. George Walden’s book China: A Wolf in the World? (Gibson Square) has just appeared in an updated paperback. Irving Wardle was theatre critic of The Times from 1963 to 1989; and of the Independent on Sunday from 1989 to 1996. Philip Womack is the author of The Other Book and The Liberators.
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