Duncan White is a journalist and academic who combines his position as Associate Director of the History & Literature department at Harvard University with his role as a lead book reviewer and feature writer for the Telegraph. He is the author of Nabokov and His Books, and has established himself as a scholarly authority on mid-century American and Russian literature, with a particular focus on the Cold War. After completing his DPhil at Oxford, he moved to the United States where he was appointed a Newhouse research fellow at Wellesley College. His writing has appeared in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. Duncan is British and lives in Boston, Massachusetts.