Tim Bouverie: Biography highlights
Tim Bouverie is a historian and journalist who recently released his first book and Sunday Times Bestseller Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War (Bodley Head, 2019) the first significant narrative history of appeasement and a compelling reappraisal of one of the most controversial episodes in history.
Full biography of Tim Bouverie
Having studied history at Oxford, Tim worked in historical and political documentaries before joining Channel 4 News, where he worked as a political journalist alongside Michael Crick. Over Tim’s four and a half years he covered almost every significant political event, including two General Elections, the Scottish and EU referendums.
Tim regularly reviews history and politics books, and has written for the Spectator, Observer and Daily Telegraph.
A confident public speaker. Tim has frequently spoken at the Chalke Valley History Festival where he has also interviewed George Osborne, Peter Mandelson and Alan Johnson.
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One of the most promising young historians to enter our field for years'
'The best account of the subject that I have ever read... Not only dramatic but sparkling and witty'
'Tim Bouverie has reasserted the traditional verdict on appeasement with a book that is as fast-moving and exciting as the momentous events it describes.'
'Appeasing Hitler is the stunning debut of a major new narrative historian.'
'Bouverie skilfully traces each shameful step to war, which he describes in moving and dramatic detail.'
'A well-researched, pacy study of appeasement underlines the mistakes of a narrow, inflexible prime minister, and how few Britons understood the Third Reich.'