Thomas Harding 

Thomas Harding is a journalist who has written for The Sunday TimesThe FTThe Washington Post and The Guardian, among other publications. He is the author of The Sunday Timesbestseller Hanns and Rudolf, which was shortlisted for the COSTA Biography Award in 2013.

The House by the Lake

Thomas Harding, prize-winning author of Hanns and Rudolf, talks to his cousin, James Harding, about The House by the Lake, the story of their family’s German summer house. Thomas Harding intermingles narratives of the successive inhabitants of his family’s modest family-built summer house, set on a beautiful lake outside Berlin, with concurrent events in Germany, from the late 19th century up to the present day.