William Dalrymple

William Dalrymple is the author of six acclaimed works of history and travel, including City of Djinns, which won the Young British Writer of the Year Prize in 1994 and the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award; the best-selling From the Holy Mountain (1997); White Mughals (2002), which won Britain’s most prestigious history prize, the Wolfson, and The Last Mughal (2006) which won the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize. He divides his time between New Delhi and London, and is a contributor to The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, The New Statesman and The Guardian.