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Ben Macintyre is a columnist and Associate Editor on The Times. He has worked as the newspaper's correspondent in New York, Paris and Washington. He is the author of eight previous books including Agent Zigzag, shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award and the Galaxy British Book Award for Biography of the Year 2008, and the no. 1 bestseller Operation Mincemeat. He lives in London with his wife and three children.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Ben Macintyre

SAS Rogue Heroes - The Authorized Wartime History by Ben Macintyre
SAS Rogue Heroes - The Authorized Wartime History
Ben Macintyre
75 years after it was set up, the SAS has finally decided to tell its astonishing story. It has opened its secret archives for the first time, granting historian Ben Macintyre full access to a treasure trove of unseen reports,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017
SAS Rogue Heroes - The Authorized Wartime History by Ben Macintyre
SAS Rogue Heroes - The Authorized Wartime History
Ben Macintyre
From the secret SAS archives, and acclaimed author Ben Macintyre: the first ever authorized history of the SAS. An exhilarating tale of fearlessness and heroism, recklessness and tragedy; of extraordinary men who were willing to take monumental risks. It is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2016
Double Cross The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Ben Macintyre
Double Cross The True Story of the D-Day Spies
Ben Macintyre
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 29 March 2012. They were not conventional warriors, but their masterpiece of deceit saved countless lives. Their codenames were Bronx, Brutus, Treasure, Tricycle and Garbo. This is their story.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Operation Mincemeat: The True Spy Story That Changed the Course of World War II by Ben Macintyre
Operation Mincemeat: The True Spy Story That Changed the Course of World War II
Ben Macintyre
Shortlisted for the Galaxy Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2010. Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 20 May 2010. The author who brought us Agent Zigzag has written about another great mission of the Second...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2010
Agent Zigzag by Ben Macintyre
Agent Zigzag
Ben Macintyre
A 2011 World Book Night selection. Shortlisted for the Biography of the Year Award at the Galaxy British Book Awards 2008. Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award 2007. Ben Macintyre weaves together diaries, letters, photographs, memories...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2010
Operation Mincemeat: The True Spy Story That Changed the Course of World War II by Ben Macintyre
Operation Mincemeat: The True Spy Story That Changed the Course of World War II
Ben Macintyre
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 20 May 2010. The author who brought us Agent Zigzag has written about another great mission of the Second World War that used fake documents hidden on a dead body...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/01/2010

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