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Edward Stourton


Edward Stourton is a presenter of BBC Radio Four programmes including The World at One, The World this Weekend, Sunday and Analysis and is a regular contributor to the Today programme where for ten years he was one of the main presenters. He has written and presented several high-profile current affairs programmes and documentaries for radio and television and also writes for national newspapers and magazines.

Born in Nigeria in 1957 and educated at Cambridge University, he is the author of Absolute Truth (Viking 1998), In the Footsteps of St Paul (Hodder & Stoughton 2004), Paul of Tarsus: A Visionary Life (Paulist Press 2005), John Paul II: Man of History (2006), It's a PC World: What it Means to Live in a Land Gone Politically Correct (Hodder & Stoughton 2008) and Diary of a Dog-walker (Transworld 2011). His next book, Cruel Crossing: Escaping Hitler Across the Pyrenees, will be published in April 2013 (Transworld).

Current Publishers
Ixelles Publishing