Richard Askwith

Richard Askwith

Richard Askwith, former Executive Editor of The Independent, is an award-winning author of seven books, on subjects including politics, fell-running and, most recently, the forgotten Czech sporting hero Lata Brandisová – subject of Unbreakable: The Woman Who Defied the Nazis in the World’s Most Dangerous Horse Race.

Richard Askwith, former Executive Editor of The Independent, is an award-winning author of seven books, on subjects including politics, fell-running and, most recently, the forgotten Czech sporting hero Lata Brandisová – subject of Unbreakable: The Woman Who Defied the Nazis in the World’s Most Dangerous Horse Race.