Margaret MacMillan has a doctorate from St Antony's College, Oxford. Formerly Provost of Trinity College, Professor of History at the University of Toronto, and Warden of St Antony's College, she became an honorary fellow at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford in 2017. She has written several books including PEACEMAKERS which won the BBC Four Samuel Johnson Prize, the Duff Cooper Prize and the Hessell-Tiltman Prize.
Lively, fascinating and provocative. - Choice Engagingly written and well-researched - Stand To Magazine Margaret MacMillian deservedly won the 2002 Samuel Johnson Prize for this book that has been reprinted in timely fashion - Belgravia Deserving winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize, this pacey and racy account of the statesmen who reshaped the world at the Paris conference of 1919 puts the dash back into diplomatic history - THE INDEPENDENT Magazine Every peacemaker sent to determine the future of Iraq should regard it as an essential piece of luggage - THE GUARDIAN Enthralling ... detailed, fair, unfailingly lively ... full of brilliant pen-portraits. Allan Massie. - Daily Telegraph Exactly the sort of book I like: written with pace and flavoured with impudence based on solid scholarship. - Sunday Times A fascinating piece of history. Tony Blair. - Guardian