Agent : Bill Hamilton
Diana Preston is an Oxford-educated historian, writer and broadcaster. She is the author of the acclaimed; A First Rate Tragedy: Robert Falcon Scott and the Race to the South Pole, Besieged in Peking: The Story of the 1900 Boxer Rising, Cleopatra and Antony and Before the Fall-Out. The Human Chain Reaction from Marie Curie to Hiroshima which was longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non Fiction 2006 and won the LA Times Book Price for Science and Technology. With her husband Michael, she has co-authored A Pirate of Exquisite Mind and A Teardrop on the Cheek of Time. She lives in London.