William Dalrymple

 

William Dalrymple is one of Britain’s great historians and the bestselling author of the Wolfson Prize-winning White Mughals, The Last Mughal, which won the Duff Cooper Prize, and the Hemingway and Kapuscinski Prize-winning Return of a King. In 2016, a Hindustani translation of The Last Mughal was released as Aakhri Mughal  and in 2018 Dalrymple was awarded the prestigious President's Medal of the British Academy. His new book, The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence and the Plunder of an Empire will be published in September. Dalrymple is one of the founders and a co-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival.

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