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David Kynaston

David Kynaston was born in Aldershot in 1951. He has been a professional historian since 1973 and has written nineteen books, including The City of London (1994-2001), a widely acclaimed four-volume history, and WG’s Birthday Party, an account of the Gentleman v. Players match at Lord’s in July 1898. He is the author of Austerity Britain, 1945-51 and Family Britain, 1951-57, the first two volumes in a series covering the history of post-war Britain (1945-79) under the collective title ‘Tales of a New Jerusalem’, as well as Modernity Britain, Book One: Opening the Box, 1957-59, the first half of the third volume. The second half of the third volume, Modernity Britain: A Shake of the Dice, 1959-62 is published by Bloomsbury. Till Time’s Last Sand: A History of the Bank of England, 1694-2013 was published in 2017. His most recent book is Arlott, Swanton and the Soul of English Cricket (Bloomsbury, 2018), which he co-authored with Stephen Fay. He has co-written with Francis Green Engines of Privilege: Britain’s Private School Problem, which will be published by Bloomsbury in February 2019.

David Kynaston is currently an honorary professor at Kingston University.

Agent Name: Georgia Garrett

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