Malcolm Knox was born in 1966. He grew up in Sydney and studied in Sydney and Scotland. Malcolm is the former literary editor and award-winning cricket writer of the?Sydney Morning Herald,?where he broke the Norma Khouri story, for which he won one of his two Walkley Awards. His novels include?A Private Man, winner of the Ned Kelly Award;?Jamaica, which won the Colin Roderick Award; The Life; and most recently?The Wonder Lover. His many non-fiction titles include?The Greatest: The Players, the Moments, the Matches 1993-2008;?The Captains: The Story Behind Australia's Second Most Important Job;?Boom: The Underground History of Australia, From Gold Rush to GFC, which won the 2013 Ashurst Business Literature Prize; and?Bradman's War, shortlisted in the 2013 Prime Minister's Literary Awards.