Simon Sebag Montefiore(2022)

Simon Sebag Montefiore is a prizewinning historian whose bestselling books have been published in more than forty-eight languages. Catherine the Great & Potemkin was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize; Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar won the History Book of the Year Prize at the British Book Awards; Young Stalin won the Costa Biography Award, Los Angeles Times Biography Prize; Jerusalem: The Biography won the Jewish Book Council’s Book of the Year Prize and the Wenjin Award from the National Library of China; The Romanovs: 1613 - 1918 won the Lupicaia del Terriccio Book Prize. Montefiore is also the author of the acclaimed Moscow Trilogy of novels Sashenka, Red Sky at Noon and One Night in Winter, which won the Political Fiction of the Year Prize.