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Colin Thubron CBE

Colin Thubron CBE

An award-winning travel writer and novelist, Thubron is the author, most recently, of Night of Fire, a complex novel described in several reviews as a “masterpiece”. He has written primarily on Central Asia, Russia and China, and was ranked by The Times as one of the 50 greatest British writers of the postwar period. He is the current President of the Royal Society of Literature, and a contributor to the TLS, the New York Review of Books and the New York Times.