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The challenge for a nonfiction writer is to achieve a poetic precision using the documents of truth but somehow to make people and places spring to life as if the reader was in their presence.

 
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Simon Schama
Simon Schama
  • Born: February 13, 1945
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Historian

Sir Simon Michael Schama, CBE, FRSL, FBA is an English historian specialising in art history, Dutch history, Jewish history and French history. He is a University Professor of History and Art History at Columbia University, New York.

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