Andrew Sinclair (born 1935) is a prolific British novelist, historian, biographer, critic and filmmaker. He was a Founding Member of Churchill College, Cambridge.
He directed the film, now regarded as a classic, of Under Milk Wood. His book The Better Half: The Emancipation of the American Woman won the Somerset Maugham Prize in 1967. His biographies have covered a wide variety of famous people: Che Guevara, Dylan Thomas, Jack London, John Ford, J Pierpont Morgan, Francis Bacon, etc. Sinclair is married to the writer Sonia Melchett.
- Prohibition: The Era of Excess (1962)
- The Better Half: The Emancipation of the American Woman (1965)
- A Concise History of the United States (1967, revised and updated 1999)
- Viva Che!: The Strange Death and Life of Che Guevara (1968, re-released 2006, Sutton ISBN 0-7509-4310-6)
- The Last of the Best: The Aristocracy of Europe in the Twentieth Century (1969)
- Guevara (Fontana Modern Masters, 1970)
- Dylan Thomas: Poet of His People (1975)
- Jack: A Biography of Jack London (1977)
- John Ford: a Biography (1979)
- Corsair: The Life of J Pierpont Morgan (1981)
- The Other Victoria (1985)
- The Red and the Blue: Cambridge, Treason and Intelligence (1986)
- War Like a Wasp: The Lost decade of the Forties (1989)
- Francis Bacon: His Life and Violent Times (1993)
- Arts and Cultures: The History of the Fifty Years of the Arts Council in Great Britain (1996)
- Great Britain (1996)
- Death by Fame: A Life of Elisabeth Empress of Austria (1998)
- Dylan the Bard: A Life of Dylan Thomas (1999, Constable; 2003, Robinson ISBN 1-84119-741-6)
- The Breaking of Bumbo. London, Faber, and New York, Simon and Schuster, 1959.
- My Friend Judas. London, Faber, 1959; New York, Simon and Schuster, 1961.
- The Project. London, Faber, and New York, Simon and Schuster, 1960.
- The Hallelujah Bum. London, Faber, 1963; as The Paradise Bum, New York, Atheneum, 1963.
- The Raker. London, Cape, and New York, Atheneum, 1964.
- Gog. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, and New York, Macmillan, 1967.
- Magog. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, and New York, Harper, 1972.
- The Surrey Cat. London, Joseph, 1976; as Cat, London, Sphere, 1977.
- A Patriot for Hire. London, Joseph, 1978.
- The Facts in the Case of E.A. Poe. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1979; New York, Holt Rinehart, 1980.
- Beau Bumbo. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1985.
- King Ludd. London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1988.
- The Far Corners of the Earth. London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1991.
- The Strength of the Hills. London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1992.
Uncollected Short Stories
- "To Kill a Loris," in Texas Quarterly (Austin), Autumn 1961.
- "A Head for Monsieur Dimanche," in Atlantic (Boston), September 1962.
- "The Atomic Band," in Transatlantic Review 21 (London), Summer 1966.
- "Twin," in The Best of Granta. London, Secker and Warburg, 1967.
- Under Milk Wood (1972) Director. Starring Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Peter O'Toole.
- Blue Blood (1973)
- Dylan on Dylan (2002, Timon Films)
- "Royal Society of Literature All Fellows". Royal Society of Literature. Retrieved 10 August 2010.
This article incorporates a fiction bibliography from the corresponding Italian Wikipedia article as of 20 November 2010.
- England's Greatest Tourist and Tourist Attraction: Andrew Sinclair's Gog, Magog (1967, 1972), Peter Wolfe. In Old lines, new forces: essays on the contemporary British novel, 1960-1970, Robert K Morris, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1976.