Frances Stonor Saunders

Frances Stonor Saunders (author), represented by Felicity Rubinstein

Frances Stonor Saunders is a writer, broadcaster and documentary maker. Her first book, Who Paid the Piper? The CIA and the Cultural Cold War won the Royal Historical Society’s William Gladstone Memorial Prize, was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, and is now published in fifteen languages. Hawkwood: Diabolical Englishman, recounts the life of John Hawkwood, a condottiere of the fourteenth century. The Woman Who Shot Mussolini is a biography of Violet Gibson, the Anglo-Irish aristocrat who shot and wounded Mussolini. Her most recent book, The Suitcase: Six Attempts to Cross a Border, won the PEN Ackerley Prize. Frances is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.


The Suitcase
Who Paid the Piper
The Woman Who Shot Mussolini