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William Dalrymple

author and historian

1965   -  

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
educated at: Trinity College, Ampleforth College
occupation: historian, writer
award received: Mungo Park Medal, Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

William Dalrymple (born William Hamilton-Dalrymple on 20 March 1965) is a Scottish historian and writer, art historian and curator, as well as an award-winning broadcaster and critic. His books have won numerous awards and prizes, including the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize, the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, the Sunday Times Young British Writer of the Year Award, the Hemingway, the Kapuściński and the Wolfson Prizes. He has been five times longlisted 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 Literature Festival.The television series Stones of the Raj and Indian Journeys, which Dalrymple wrote and presented, won him the Grierson Award for Best Documentary Series at BAFTA in 2002.In 2012, Dalrymple was appointed a Whitney J. Oates Visiting Fellow in the Humanities by Princeton University. In 2015, he was appointed the OP Jindal Distinguished Lecturer at Brown University. In 2018, he was awarded the President's Medal of the British Academy.
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works

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City of Djinns

book by William Dalrymple

author: William Dalrymple

1993

From the Holy Mountain

book by William Dalrymple

author: William Dalrymple

1998

The Last Mughal

book by William Dalrymple

author: William Dalrymple

2006

White Mughals

book by William Dalrymple

author: William Dalrymple

2002

The Age of Kali

book by William Dalrymple

author: William Dalrymple

1998

Return of a King

book by William Dalrymple

author: William Dalrymple

2012

In Xanadu

book by William Dalrymple

author: William Dalrymple

1989

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