Amanda Foreman is the daughter of Carl Foreman (producer 'Born
Free' and co-writer of 'High Noon' and 'The Bridge On the River
Kwai'). She was born in London, brought up in California, but
educated in England. Afterwards she attended Sarah Lawrence College
and Columbia University in New York. Since 1991 she has been a
researcher at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. In 1993 she was awarded
the Henrietta Jex Blake Senior Scholarship. She is a contributor to
the Longman 'Gender in History' series, published in 1997, and also
to the 'New Dictionary of Biography'.
Amanda Foreman has written for many newspapers, including the
'Independent, The Times', the 'Sunday Telegraph' and the 'Express'.
She currently lives in London and is at work on her new book, an
imaginative reconstruction of a conspiracy and double murder during
the short peace between England and France in 1802.