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Giles MacDonogh

Critically acclaimed historian and author of 15 books, many of them about Germany. These include monographs on Berlin and Prussia and biographies of Frederick the Great and the last Kaiser. His book on post-war Germany, After the Reich, was a best-seller. His latest book is On Germany (Hurst, 2018). He has worked as a teacher and journalist and is a prize-winning translator from French and German. An expert on wine and food, he was a professional wine judge for many years, and Chairman of the Juries for Germany and Austria at the World Wine Awards. He has written four books and numerous articles on wine. Twitter: @GilesMacDonogh | Website: