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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.

Thomas Harding Hanns and Rudolf
It was only at his great-uncle’s funeral that Thomas Harding learned of his German relative’s extraordinary past. Hanns Alexander, an officer in the British army, was the man who tracked down and helped bring to justice the Commandant of Auschwitz. Harding tells for the first time the story of the capture of Rudolf Höss at the end of World War II by the German-born Jew. Hanns and Rudolf is an astonishing tale of parallel and intersecting lives. Sponsored by Dr Naim Dangoor CBE, Fo...
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.