Tim Marshall


Born
The United Kingdom
Website

Twitter


Tim Marshall was Diplomatic Editor and foreign correspondent for Sky News. After thirty years’ experience in news reporting and presenting, he left full time news journalism to concentrate on writing and analysis.

Originally from Leeds, Tim arrived at broadcasting from the road less traveled. Not a media studies or journalism graduate, in fact not a graduate at all, after a wholly unsuccessful career as a painter and decorator he worked his way through newsroom nightshifts, and unpaid stints as a researcher and runner before eventually securing himself a foothold on the first rung of the broadcasting career ladder.

After three years as IRN’s Paris correspondent and extensive work for BBC radio and TV, Tim joined Sky News. Reporting from Europ
...more

Average rating: 4.15 · 60,696 ratings · 5,250 reviews · 49 distinct worksSimilar authors
Prisoners of Geography: Ten...

4.20 avg rating — 53,259 ratings — published 2015 — 66 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Divided: Why We're Living i...

4.02 avg rating — 2,914 ratings — published 2018 — 27 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Worth Dying For: The Power ...

3.63 avg rating — 2,965 ratings — published 2016 — 22 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Shadowplay: Behind the Line...

3.88 avg rating — 1,139 ratings6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Prisoners of Geography, Chi...

4.47 avg rating — 141 ratings — published 2019 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
"Dirty Northern Bastards!" ...

3.45 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Power of Geography : Te...

3.92 avg rating — 62 ratings5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Murdering to Dissect: Grave...

4.18 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Man's Greatest Fear: The Fi...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Transforming Barcelona: The...

3.44 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2004 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Tim Marshall…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“Sometimes you will hear leaders say, “I’m the only person who can hold this nation together.” If that’s true then that leader has truly failed to build their nation.’ That”
Tim Marshall, Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

“What is now the EU was set up so that France and Germany could hug each other so tightly in a loving embrace that neither would be able to get an arm free with which to punch the other.”
Tim Marshall, Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

“There are fifty American states, but they add up to one nation in a way the twenty-eight sovereign states of the European Union never can. Most of the EU states have a national identity far stronger, more defined, than any American state. It is easy to find a French person who is French first, European second, or one who pays little allegiance to the idea of Europe, but an American identifies with their Union in a way few Europeans do theirs. This is explained by the geography, and the history of the unification of the United States.”
Tim Marshall, Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World



Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Tim to Goodreads.