- Simon Sebag-Montefiore
Montefiore’s books are world bestsellers, published in 33 languages. His first history book, "Catherine the Great & Potemkin", was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson, Duff Cooper, and Marsh Biography Prizes. "Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar" won the
History Book of the year awardat the 2004 British Book Awards. "Young Stalin" won "LA Times" Book Prize for Best Biography, the Costa Book Award, the Bruno Kreisky Awardfor Political Literature, and has been shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Miramax Filmsand Ruby Filmshave bought the rights and are currently developing a movie of "Young Stalin".
He also wrote the new novel, "Sashenka" and his next history book: "Jerusalem: the Biography, a fresh history of the Middle East".
A Fellow of the
Royal Society of Literature, he lives in Londonwith his wife, the novelist Santa Montefiore, and their two children. His father-in-law is the landowner Charles Palmer-Tomkinson, his sister-in-law the socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, and his friends include Prince Charlesand Conservative Party leader David Cameron.
* "Jerusalem: the Biography, a fresh history of the Middle East", ...
* "101 World Heroes", 2009
* "Monsters – History's most evil men and women", 2008
* "Young Stalin", 2008
* "My Affair with Stalin", 2004
* "", 2005, 2004
* "Potemkin: Catherine the Great's Imperial Partner", 2005
"Catherine the Great and Potemkin", 2004
* "Speeches that Changed the World: The Stories and Transcripts of the Moments that Made History", 2008, 2007
"Speeches that Changed the World", 2007
* "Piggy Foxy and the Sword of Revolution: Bolshevik Self-Portraits (Annals of Communism Series)" with
Alexander Vatlin, Larisa Malashenkoand Vadim A. Staklo, 2006
* "A History of Caucasus", 2005
* "King's Parade", 1992
* "Sashenka", 2008
* [http://www.simonsebagmontefiore.com/ Author website]
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