D J Taylor

D J Taylor is the author of two acclaimed biographies, Thackeray (1999), and Orwell: The Life, which won the Whitbread Biography Prize in 2003. He has written eleven novels, the most recent being Rock and Roll is Life (2018). Forthcoming are: Lost Girls: Love, War and Literature 1939-1951  and a biography of Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, which is available for pre-order. He is married to the novelist Rachel Hore.