Maurice Walsh is the author of Bitter Freedom: Ireland in a Revolutionary World: 1918-1923 (Faber and Faber; and Liveright in the United States) which was chosen as a Book of the Year in the Guardian and the Irish Times. His first book, The News from Ireland: Foreign Correspondents and the Irish Revolution was a TLS ‘Book of the Year’ choice in 2008. An award-winning foreign correspondent, he has lived in Latin America and has reported from Africa, Asia, the United States and Europe. His essays, reviews and reportage have appeared in Granta, Guardian Weekend magazine, the London Review of Books, the Dublin Review, the Dublin Review of Books, the New Statesman, and many other newspapers in the UK, Ireland and the US. He was Knight Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan in 2001 and Alistair Horne Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford in 2010/11. He is working on a book about Graham Greene and the twentieth century.