Barnaby Rogerson

Barnaby Rogerson (born 17 May 1960) is a British author, television presenter and publisher. He has written extensively about the Muslim world, including a biography of the Prophet Muhammad,[1][2] and numerous travel guides.

Rogerson was born in Dunfermline, Scotland and studied Medieval History at St Andrews University. He became a writer of guidebooks, to Morocco, Tunisia, Cyprus, Istanbul and Libya. He now lives in London with his wife and business partner, Rose Baring. Together they run Eland Books, a publishing company specialising in reprinting classics of travel writing.[3] He has worked as a lecturer for tour companies such as Martin Randall Travel,[4] Eastern Approaches and Andante, and as a freelance travel-writer he has written three hundred articles and reviews for the TLS, Guardian, Independent, House & Garden, Harpers & Queen, Cornucopia, Country Life and the Daily Telegraph.[5] Rogerson has also appeared as a television presenter, on the BBC programme Life of Muhammad[6] and the Al Jazeera programme The Caliph.[7]


External links

Personal website:

  1. Guppy, Shusha (17 March 2003). "The Prophet Muhammad: a biography by Barnaby Rogerson". The Independent. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  2. Webster, Jason (22 February 2003). "With the Immediacy of Yesterday". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  3. "Barnaby Rogerson". The Clerkenwell Post. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  4. "Barnaby Rogerson". Martin Randall Travel. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  5. "About Barnaby Rogerson".
  6. "The Life of Muhammad". BBC Two.
  7. "The Caliph".
  8. "Books". Retrieved 16 September 2016.
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