Simon Sebag Montefiore
Simon Sebag Montefiore read history at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. He is the author of numerous history books, including Jerusalem: The Biography
and Catherine the Great & Potemkin,
as well as the award-winning Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar
and Young Stalin
. His books are published in 40 languages. He lives in London with his wife, the novelist Santa Montefiore, and their two children.