Saturday, December 19, 2015

Simon Sebag Montefiore's six favorite books

As a historian, Simon Sebag Montefiore's works include The Romanovs: 1613–1918, Jerusalem: The Biography, Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar, and Young Stalin, which was awarded the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, the Costa Biography Prize (UK), and Le Grand Prix de Biographie Politique (France). His novels include the critically acclaimed Sashenka and One Night in Winter.

One of the author's six favorite books, as shared at The Daily Express:

Mailer lived the writer’s dream and experienced the great moments of his era and these are his greatest essays covering power, personality and sex. The writing is superb.
Read about the other entries on the list.

Also see: an older list of Simon Sebag Montefiore's six best books and Simon Sebag Montefiore's five best books about Moscow.

--Marshal Zeringue