Ben Macintyre is a columnist and Associate Editor on The Times. He has worked as the newspaper's correspondent in New York, Paris and Washington. He is the author of ten previous books including Agent Zigzag, the story of wartime double-agent Eddie Chapman, which was shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award and the Galaxy British Book Award for Biography of the Year 2008, Operation Mincemeat: The True Spy Story that Changed the Course of World War II, published in January 2010, and the number one bestseller SAS: Rogue Heroes (2016). He lives in London.
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