Patrick Marnham

Patrick Marnham is a journalist, biographer and screenwriter. His biographies have covered subjects as diverse as Diego Rivera, Georges Simenon (The Man Who Wasn’t There, winner of the Marsh Biography Award), Jean Moulin and Mary Wesley.  His forthcoming book, Darling Pol: Letters of Mary Wesley and Eric Siepmann 1944-1967, will be published by Vintage Books in October 2017.

Snake Dance

The terrifying first use of nuclear weapons over Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 was the most controversial act of warfare in history, dramatically ending […]

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