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Philipp Blom (born 1970) is a historian, novelist, journalist and translator. He was born in Hamburg, Germany, and studied in Vienna and Oxford. He holds a DPhil in Modern History from Oxford University. After living and working in London and Paris he now lives in Vienna.

His historical works include To Have and To Hold, a history of collectors and collecting, and Encyclopédie (US edition: Enlightening the World), a history of the Encyclopaedia by Diderot and d'Alembert that sparked the Enlightenment in France. The Vertigo Years, a cultural history of the era 1900 to 1914 in Europe and the United States was recently published in London.

Blom has published two novels: The Simmons Papers and Luxor (in German).

He has also published an authoritative guide to Austrian wines, The Wines of Austria, and an English translation of Geert Mak's Amsterdam (1999).

As a journalist, Blom has written for the Times Literary Supplement, The Financial Times, The Independent, The Guardian, and the Sunday Telegraph in Britain, for various German-language publications (Neue Züricher Zeitung, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Die Zeit, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Financial Times Deutschland, Berliner Zeitung, Der Standard, Die Tageszeitung), and for Vrij Nederland in the Netherlands, as well as for other magazines and journals, the BBC, and German radio stations. He currently hosts a live cultural programme, "Von Tag zu Tag", on station Ö1 on Austrian National Radio.

Recently, Blom has written the libretto for an opera, Soliman, a project with the composer Joost van Kerkhooven, and has provided translations for stage productions (The Producers for the Etablissement Ronacher, and La Colombe [a Gounod opera] for the Schonbrunn Theatre, Vienna).

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Total Books: 31
Fracture Life and Culture in the West 1918-1938
2015 - Fracture Life and Culture in the West 1918-1938 (Audio CD)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781494564490
ISBN-10: 1494564491
Genre: History

Coleccionista apasionado El
2014 - Coleccionista Apasionado El [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788433963581
ISBN-10: 8433963589
Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home

Anos de vertigo
2014 - Anos De Vertigo [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788433977328
ISBN-10: 8433977326
Genre: History

Twilight of the Romanovs A Photographic Odyssey Across Imperial Russia
A Wicked Company The Forgotten Radicalism of the European Enlightenment
Wicked Company Freethinkers and Friendship in Pre-Revolutionary Paris
2012 - Wicked Company Freethinkers and Friendship in Pre-revolutionary Paris (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781780220109
ISBN-10: 1780220103
Genre: History

Berlin - Die Welt von gestern in Farbe
2011 - Berlin - Die Welt Von Gestern in Farbe (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783850334723
ISBN-10: 3850334724

The Vertigo Years Europe 1900-1914
2010 - The Vertigo Years Europe 1900-1914 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780465020294
ISBN-10: 0465020291

The Vertigo Years Change and Culture in the West 1900-1914
2009 - The Vertigo Years Change and Culture in the West 1900-1914 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780771016417
ISBN-10: 0771016417
Genre: History

The Wines of Austria
2006 - The Wines of Austria [Classic Wine Library] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781845331320
ISBN-10: 184533132X
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine

Enlightening the World  Encyclopedie The Book That Changed the Course of History
2005 - Enlightening the World Encyclopedie the Book That Changed the Course of History (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781403968951
ISBN-10: 1403968950
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Reference
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

To Have and To Hold
2004 - To Have and to Hold (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781585675616
ISBN-10: 158567561X
Genres: Arts & Photography, Crafts, Hobbies & Home

Klassische Armbanduhren
2004 - Klassische Armbanduhren (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783906477138
ISBN-10: 3906477134

To Have And To Hold An Intimate History Of Collectors and Collecting
2002 - Amsterdam (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780674009936
ISBN-10: 0674009932
Genre: History
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Encyclopedie The Triumph of Reason in an Unreasonable Age
Aos de vertigo - cultura y cambio en occidente 1900-1914
Aos De Vertigo - Cultura Y Cambio En Occidente 1900-1914 (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788433963178
ISBN-10: 8433963171
Genre: Literature & Fiction