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Richard Davenport-Hines

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Richard Davenport-Hines

ichard Davenport-Hines is the acclaimed biographer of W. H. Auden and the Macmillan dynasty. He is also the author of Proust at the Majestic: The Last Days of the Author Whose Book Changed Paris and The Pursuit of Oblivion: A Global History of Narcotics. He is a regular contributor to the U.K. publications Literary Review, the Sunday Telegraph, the Spectator, and the Times Literary Supplement.

Richard Davenport-Hines

Books by Richard Davenport-Hines

by Richard Davenport-Hines - Historical , History, Nonfiction

While many accounts of the Titanic’s voyage focus on the technical or mechanical aspects of why the ship sank, Voyagers of the Titanic follows the stories of the men, women, and children whose lives intersected on the vessel’s fateful last day, covering the full range of first, second, and third class­ --- from plutocrats and captains of industry to cobblers and tailors looking for a better life in America.