Anne Sebba

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Anne Sebba: award winning biographer, historian and author of eleven books. Her latest, Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940’s, optioned for a TV multi part series, was the winner of the 2016 Franco-British Society book prize. Previously Anne wrote That Woman, abiography of Wallis Simpson and the scandal of the 1936 abdication crisis, which was an international bestseller. A former Reuters Foreign Correspondent, -the first woman to be accepted on their Graduate Trainee scheme- Anne is a broadcaster and regularly appears on television talking about her books, mostly biographies including Jennie Churchill, Mother Teresa, William Bankes and Laura Ashley. She is a former chair of Britain’s 10,000 strong Society of Authors, an accredited ‘Arts Society’ lecturer who gives talks to a variety of audiences in the US and UK as well as on cruises and is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research. She is currently working on a biography of Ethel Rosenberg, (publication UK and US 2021), electrocuted in 1953.

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