Awards & Winners

Miranda Carter

Date of Birth 1965
Place of Birth London
(England, United Kingdom, Great Britain)
Nationality United Kingdom
Profession Writer, Biographer
Miranda Carter, born in London in 1965, is a British writer and biographer. She was educated at St Paul's Girls School and Exeter College, Oxford. Her first book was a biography of the art historian and spy Anthony Blunt, entitled Anthony Blunt: His Lives. It won the Royal Society of Literature Award and the Orwell Prize and was short-listed for the CWA Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction, the Guardian First Book award, the Whitbread Biography prize and the James Tait Black Memorial prize. In the US it was chosen by the New York Times Book Review as one of the seven best books of 2002. She is married to John Lanchester, with whom she has two children, and lives in London.

Awards by Miranda Carter

Check all the awards nominated and won by Miranda Carter.


New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year
Honored for : Anthony Blunt: His Lives

Nominations 2002 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
CWA Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction Anthony Blunt: His Lives


Nominations 2001 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Guardian First Book Award Anthony Blunt: His Lives