John Julius Norwich

Books Written


  • Mount Athos (with Reresby Sitwell, 1966)
  • The Normans in the South 1967
  • The Kingdom in the Sun (1970)
  • (These two were republished in 1992 in a single volume, The Normans in Sicily, 1992)
  • Sahara (1968)
  • A History of Venice: The Rise to Empire (1977);
  • The Greatness and the Fall (1981)
  • Fifty Years of Glyndebourne (1985)
  • A Taste for Travel (anthology, 1985)
  • The Architecture of Southern England (1985)
  • A History of Byzantium: The Early Centuries (1988); The Apogee (1991); The
    Decline and Fall (1995)
  • A Short History of Byzantium (1997)
  • Venice: A Traveller's Companion (anthology, 1990)
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas (with illustrations by Quentin Blake, 1998)
  • Shakespeare's Kings (1999)
  • Paradise of Cities: Venice in the Nineteenth Century (2003)
  • The Middle Sea: A History of the Mediterranean (2006)
  • Trying to Please (memoirs, 2008)
  • The Popes: A History, (March 2011)
  • A History of England in 100 Places: Stonehenge to the Gherkin (2011)
  •  Sicily: A Short History 2015
  • Four Princes (2016)