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Graham Lord (born 1943, Southern Rhodesia) is a British biographer and novelist. His biographies include those of Jeffrey Bernard, James Herriot, Dick Francis, Arthur Lowe, David Niven, John Mortimer and Joan Collins. He was the literary editor of the Sunday Express for 23 years.
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Lord was born in Southern Rhodesia, raised in Mozambique, educated at Falcon College, Southern Rhodesia, and took an honours degree in History at Cambridge University, where he edited the university newspaper Varsity.
After working briefly for the Cambridge Evening News, in 1965 he joined the Sunday Express in London as a reporter and feature writer, where he went on to spend 23 years as Literary Editor, wrote a weekly column about books and interviewed almost every major English language author of the 1960s to 1990s, from P. G. Wodehouse and Graham Greene to Muriel Spark and Ruth Rendell. From 1982 to 1988 he was vice-chairman of Newbury Mencap, from 1985 to 1987 he represented the Lambourn Valley as an elected Conservative councillor on Newbury District Council, and in 1987 he launched the £20,000 Sunday Express Book of the Year Award. After leaving the Sunday Express in 1992 to become a full-time author, he wrote regularly for The Daily Telegraph, The Times and the Daily Mail. From 1994 to 1996, he edited the short story magazine Raconteur.
He has also published an autobiographical portrait of Mozambique and Zimbabwe, eight novels, five short stories, and his books have been translated into French, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, German, Russian and Chinese.
Graham Lord now lives with the artist, Juliet Lewis, on the island of Nevis in the West Indies and in the South of France. Graham Lord - an Orion author