Portrait of Antony Beevor

Antony Beevor

Antony Beevor’s books include Crete (Runciman Prize) Stalingrad (Samuel Johnson, Wolfson and Hawthornden Prizes); Berlin; The Battle for Spain (Premio La Vanguardia); D-Day (RUSI Westminster Medal); The Second World War; Ardennes 1944 (shortlist Prix Médicis); and now Arnhem, another international bestseller. 

His awards include Chevalier des Arts et Lettres in France, Cross of the Order of Terra Mariana in Estonia, and Commandeur de l’Ordre de la Couronne in Belgium. He received a knighthood in 2017. His work has been translated into thirty-three languages and has sold more than eight million copies. A former chairman of the Society of Authors, he has received four honorary doctorates, a fellowship of King’s College London and is a visiting professor at the University of Kent.

Photo: John Fry