Hugh Thomas is the award-winning author of numerous books, including The Spanish Civil War, Rivers of Gold, and The Slave Trade: The History of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440–1870. He won the Somerset Maugham Award and the Arts Council Prize for History, as well as receiving the Calvo Serer prize in Spain and the Boccacio and Nonino prizes in Italy. He was made a Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in France and a lord in England. He was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge, and the Sorbonne. Hugh lives in London.
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