Patrick French was born in England in 1966 and studied literature at Edinburgh University. He is the author of Younghusband; Liberty or Death; Tibet, Tibet; and The World Is What It Is, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Hawthornden Prize. French is the winner of the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award, the Royal Society of Literature Heinemann Prize, and the Somerset Maugham Award. He lives in London.
Read by Walter Dixon
Patrick French chronicles epic change, telling human stories to explain a larger national narrative.
"A well-informed and well-crafted portrait...[French is] a skilled interviewer who writes with a descriptive flair." - The Boston Globe
Released July 19, 2016