Henry Hemming is the author of five works of non-fiction including the Sunday Times bestseller M, published as Agent M in North America, the Dolman Travel Award-shortlisted Misadventure in the Middle East and Churchill’s Iceman, published as The Ingenious Mr Pyke in the US where it was a New York Times bestseller.
He has written for The Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, The Times, The Economist, FT Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post, is an experienced public speaker and has given interviews on Radio 4’s Today Programme and NBC’s Today Show.
He was born and brought up in London before graduating from Newcastle University, in 2002, with a 1st in History. After university he spent twelve months making and selling paintings across the Middle East, followed by several years working for an art gallery and a theatre production company, and had a brief (and not very successful) career as an artist. He began to write full-time after the release of his first book, in 2007, Misadventure in the Middle East. Today he lives in London with his wife and two children.
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