Foto: Friederike Gröning

Foto: Friederike Gröning

Thomas Harding is an author and journalist who has written for the Financial Times, Sunday Times, Washington Post, The Guardian, among other publications.

He co-founded a television station in Oxford, England, and for many years was an award-winning documentary maker. He also ran a local newspaper in West Virginia, winning the West Virginia Association of Justice’s Journalist of the Year Award, before moving back to England in 2011, where he lives with his family.  

His #1 internationally bestselling book HANNS AND RUDOLF was shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award in 2013 and won the JQ-Wingate Prize in 2015. It  has been translated into more than eighteen languages and has been optioned to be made into a film. 

His book, KADIAN JOURNAL, was published in June 2014 by William Heinemann (Random House UK) and will be published by Picador (USA) in 2017.

His latest book, THE HOUSE BY THE LAKE, was published in September 2015 by William Heinemann (Penguin Random House UK) and by DTV (Germany), Picador (USA) and three other languages in 2016. It was shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award in 2015 and longlisted for Orwell Prize 2016.

Thomas holds dual American and British citizenship.



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