Nicholas Shakespeare is a British novelist and biographer. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and was literary editor of The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph. His books include Bruce Chatwin, a biography, and a collection of Bruce Chatwin’s letters, Under the Sun. He is also the author of several novels
Books by Nicholas Shakespeare
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Bruce Chatwin: Books that Influenced Him, recommended by Nicholas Shakespeare
With his books In Patagonia and The Songlines, Bruce Chatwin (1940-1989) reinvented travel literature. Nicholas Shakespeare, his biographer, lifts the lid on a complex life and selects five books that influenced Chatwin’s work.