William Dalrymple

William performed on stage for Seriously Entertaining at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater on September 17, 2019, speaking on the evening’s theme, “No Sleep Till.”

William Dalrymple is the bestselling author of In XanaduCity of DjinnsFrom the Holy MountainThe Age of KaliWhite MughalsThe Last Mughal, and, most recently, The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company. He has won the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, the Sunday Times Young British Writer of the Year Award, the Ryszard Kapuscinski Award for Literary Reportage, the Hemingway Prize, the French Prix d’Astrolabe, the Wolfson Prize for History, the Scottish Book of the Year Award, the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize, the Asia House Award for Asian Literature, the Vodafone Crossword Award and has three times been longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize. In 2012, he was appointed Whitney J. Oates Visiting Fellow in Humanities at Princeton University.

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