Keith Lowe is the author of the critically acclaimed historical Inferno: The Flaming Devastation of Hamburg, 1943, and the award-winning book Savage Continent: Europe in the Aftermath of World War Two. He is highly regarded as an expert on WWII and has appeared on television and radio in both the United Kingdom and the United States. He worked as a historical consultant and was one of the key speakers in the PBS documentary The Bombing of Germany, which was also shown in Germany. He has lectured in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Germany, and his writings have been translated into various languages. With his wife and two children, he lives in North London.