Diana Preston

Diana Preston, born and raised in London, studied Modern History at Oxford University, where she first became involved in journalism. After earning her degree, she became a freelance writer of feature and travel articles for national UK newspapers and magazines and has subsequently reviewed books for a number of publications, including The Wall Street Journal and The Los Angeles Times. She has also been a broadcaster for the BBC and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and has been featured in various television documentaries.

Michael Preston, her husband, read English at Oxford University and is now an historian and traveller.

When not writing, Diana and Michael are avid travelers. Together, they have sojourned throughout India, Asia, Africa, and Antarctica, and have climbed Mount Kinabalu in Borneo, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, and Mount Roraima in Venezuela. Their adventures have also included gorilla-tracking in Zaire and camping their way across the Namibian desert. They live in London, England.

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AOS Other Non Fiction

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Year  Book  Comment
  A Pirate Of Exquisite Mind: The Life Of William Dampier William Dampier is one of England's forgotten heroes.
  Paradise in Chains The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia **

Modern Era Other Non Fiction

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Year  Book  Comment
  Act of War The Sinking of the Lusitania
  Wilful Murder The Sinking Of The Lusitania **


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