Nigel Nicolson

Nigel Nicolson is the author of "Portrait of a Marriage," a biography of his parents, Harold Nicolson & Vita Sackville-West, & of "Long Life," his own memoirs. He has also written books on politics & the arts & the Whitbread Prize-winning biography "Mary Curzon." A Member of Parliament for several years, he is cofounder of Weidenfeld & Nicolson publishers. He lives at Sissinghurst, England, now a National Trust property.