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Peter Millar is a British journalist, critic and author, primarily known for his reporting of the later days of the Cold War and fall of the Berlin Wall for The Sunday Times of London. He was named Foreign Correspondent of the Year 1989*1 by the British What the Papers Say television programme.
Total Books: 30
Millar was born in Northern Ireland and educated at Magdalen College, Oxford. He subsequently worked for Reuters in East Berlin, Warsaw and Moscow, the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, The Sunday Times and The European.
His most recent book (Arcadia Books, Sept 2009) is 1989: The Berlin Wall, My Part in its Downfall, a journalistic memoir from Fleet Street in the 1970s up to and including the climactic events of 1989, and the revolutions across eastern Europe. In 2009 Arcadia also published All Gone to Look for America (Riding the Iron Horse across a Continent and back), an account of a month spent criss-crossing the United States by railway. August 2010 will see the publication of a return to fiction with The Black Madonna, a religious thriller set in London, Spain and Germany.
Millar's previous books include Tomorrow Belongs to Me (Bloomsbury, 1991), a history of modern Germany through the eyes of a Berlin pub landlord from the fall of Danzig to the fall of the Berlin Wall, two thrillers in English, Stealing Thunder (Bloomsbury) and Bleak Midwinter (Bloomsbury, 2002), a thriller based on an outbreak of bubonic plague set in modern Oxford. Four other novels, Eiserne Mauer, Schwarze Madonna, Gottes Feuer and Projekt Aladdin have been published in German by Lübbe Verlag*2.
Millar has been the thriller critic of The Times newspaper since the mid 1990s.
He is the translator of several German language titles into English, including the best-selling White Masai (Arcadia, 2004)*3 by Corinne Hofmann and Deal With the Devil by Swiss author Martin Suter (Arcadia 2007)].