C.J. Schüler is the author of three illustrated histories of cartography: Mapping the World, Mapping the City and Mapping the Sea and Stars and co-author of the best-selling Traveller’s Atlas. His most recent book, Writers, Lovers, Soldiers, Spies: A History of the Authors’ Club of London, 1891–2016 was published in November 2016. He has also written on literature, travel and the arts for The Independent, The Independent on Sunday, The Tablet, The Financial Times and New Statesman. He was chairman of the Authors’ Club from 2008 to 2015.