William Dalrymple is the bestselling author of In Xanadu, City of Djinns, From the Holy Mountain, The Age of Kali, White Mughals, The Last Mughal and, most recently, Nine Lives. 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 long listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize. In 2012 he was appointed Whitney J. Oates Visiting Fellow in Humanities at Princeton University. He lives with his wife and three children on a farm outside Delhi.
William Dalrymple 是 《In Xanadu》，《City of Djinns》，《 From the Holy Mountain》，《The Age of Kali》，《White Mughals》，《The Last Mughal》 以及最近出版的 《Nine Lives》 的暢銷書作家。他曾獲得托馬斯·庫克旅行文學獎， Sunday Times Young British Writer of the Year Award，Ryszard Kapuscinski Award for Literary Reportage, 海明威獎，French Prix d’Astrolabe，Wolfson Prize for History，the Scottish Book of the Year Award，the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize，the Asia House Award for Asian Literature，印度沃達丰字謎圖書獎，也三度入圍獲塞繆爾·約翰遜獎 。在2012年，他被任命為普林斯頓大學的 Whitney J. Oates Visiting Fellows in Humanities。他與妻子和三位孩子住在德里外的一個農場。
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