Schama

noun
  1. Simon (Michael). born 1945, British historian, art critic, and broadcaster, based in the US; his work includes The Embarrassment of Riches (1987), Landscape and Memory (1995), and the BBC television series A History of Britain (2000–02)
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  • Schama has written for The New Yorker since 1994, winning the National Magazine Award in 1996.

  • For instance, in the book, Schama writes that he always begins each new writing project with a fountain pen, not a computer.

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    Simon Schama Talks About Everything

    Liesl Schillinger

    April 16, 2011

  • And so, in 1980, Schama took a job in the United States, at Harvard.

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    Simon Schama Talks About Everything

    Liesl Schillinger

    April 16, 2011

  • “It serves me right that that would be seen as a massive piece of hyperbole,” Schama said in a phone conversation this week.

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    The Inevitability of Barack

    Richard Bernstein

    May 20, 2009

  • Schama has always been brilliant at finding the unexpected detail and using it to open up a Big Theme.

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    The Inevitability of Barack

    Richard Bernstein

    May 20, 2009