C S Nicholls

Christine Nicholls grew up in East Africa and knew many of the people in Elspeth Huxley's circle. She was coeditor and then sole editor of "The Dictionary of Natural Biography" for twenty years, and also edited "The Hutchinson Encyclopedia of Biography," Her other books include "The Swahili Coast, Cataract, Power: A Political History of the Twentieth Century," a biography of David Livingstone and the official history of St. Antony's College, Oxford. She lives in Oxford.