William Dalrymple

William is a writer and historian. He has written many books including From the Holy Mountain: Nine Lives: The Last Mughal; White Mughals; and Return of a King: The Battle of Afghanistan. His books have won numerous awards including the Duff Cooper and Wolfson prizes, and he has been 4 times long-listed and once shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction. He is also one of the co-founders and co-directors of the annual Jaipur Literary Festival.