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Shelf life: TOM BOWER

The unauthorised biographer of figures including Tony Blair, Robert Maxwell and Mohamed Al-Fayed, and former producer of Panorama, shares his top five books with Judith Spelman

Tom Bower writes unauthorised biographies of rich and powerful people. He delves deeply into their lives to find parts that have usually been left out of earlier biographies or deliberately concealed. ‘Whenever I find a detail which shows that a powerful and rich person can be exposed as dishonest or a liar, that is always a great pleasure,’ he says.

He studied law the London School of Economics and worked as a barrister for the National Council of Civil Liberties before joining the BBC as a researcher and becoming a reporter on Panorama. He went on to produce the programme for twelve years.

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