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Claire Tomalin

Claire Tomalin

 

Claire Tomalin has worked in publishing and journalism all her life, becoming literary editor first of the New Statesman and then of the Sunday Times. She has written six highly acclaimed biographies most recently Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Life.  Her books have won the Whitbread Book of the Year Prize, the Whitbread Prize for Biography, the Whitbread First Book Prize, the Hawthornden Prize, the NCR Book Award and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography. Claire Tomalin lives in London and is married to the playwright and novelist, Michael Frayn.