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Diana Preston

Born: 1952
Birthplace: London, England

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Before the Fall-Out

Husband: Michael Preston

    High School: South Hampstead High School, London, England
    University: Oxford University

Author of books:
A First Rate Tragedy: Robert Falcon Scott and the Race to the South Pole (1999, biography)
The Boxer Rebellion: The Dramatic Story of China's War on Foreigners that Shook the World in the Summer of 1900 (2001, history)
Wilful Murder: The Sinking of the Lusitania (2002, history)
A Pirate of Exquisite Mind: The Life of William Dampier: Explorer, Naturalist, and Buccaneer (2004, biography)
A Teardrop on the Cheek of Time: The Story of the Taj Mahal (2007, architecture)
Cleopatra and Antony: The True Story of the Ancient World's Greatest Love Affair (2008, biography)
Before the Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima (2009, history)
The Dark Defile: Britain's Catastrophic Invasion of Afghanistan, 1838-1842 (2012, history)
A Higher Form of Killing: Six Weeks in World War I That Forever Changed the Nature of Warfare (2015, history)

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