Simon Winder

United Kingdom, 1963

Simon Winder is Publishing Director at Penguin Books in London and author of the highly successful and widely translated books Germania (2011) and Danubia (2014). The first offers a unique and fascinating account of Germany’s history, folklore and particular habits, the second focuses on Europe under Habsburg’s rule. Winder earlier publishedThe Man Who Saved Britain, a personal take on the impact of James Bond on British identity, both at home and abroad.