Andrew Lownie 2018

Andrew Lownie was educated at the universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh.  He has been a journalist, publisher and since 1988 has run his own literary agency. His books include a literary guide to Edinburgh and biographies of John Buchan and Guy Burgess – the latter winning the St Ermin’s Hotel Intelligence Book of the Year and being a Book or Biography of the Year in the Spectator, Times, Guardian, Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday. His next book is a joint life of Lord and Lady Mountbatten. He has been a visiting fellow at Churchill College, Cambridge, is life President of The Biographers Club, is a trustee of the Campaign for the Campaign for Freedom of Information and is a reviewer for the Times and Wall Street Journal.