Anne Sebba





Anne Sebba

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Anne Sebba is a biographer, lecturer, journalist and former Reuters foreign correspondent. She read History at Kings College, London University and her first job was at the BBC World Services in the Arabic Department. She has written eight books, several short stories and introductions to reprinted novels. She has presented documentaries on BBC R3 and BBC R4, is a member of the Society of Authors Executive Committee and her latest biography is of Wallis Simpson called That Woman.


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Learning that Patrick Modiano was the 15th Frenchman to win the Nobel Prize for literature since the first was awarded in 1901, beating such American favourites regularly passed over as Philip Roth, surely makes anyone interested in culture at least pause for breath�What is it about French literature that the rest of the world holds [...]
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Mother Teresa: Beyond The I...
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The Exiled Collector: Willi...
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Samplers: Five Centuries of...
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Laura Ashley: A Life by Design
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