Simon Sebag Montefiore

Simon Sebag Montefiore is a historian of Russia and author of "Potemkin: Catherine the Great's Imperial Partner; Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar;" and the bestselling "Young Stalin, " awarded the 2007 Costa Biography Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography. Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Montefiore lives in London with his wife, the novelist Santa Montefiore, and their two children.