Amor Towles: A Gentleman in Paris
It's a best-selling book that's on Barack Obama's favourites list. It chronicles a Russian aristocrat who spends thirty years imprisoned in a Moscow hotel. Translated into 20 languages, "A Gentleman in Moscow" will soon be available in French. Wall Street director of research-turned-successful author Amor Towles speaks to Eve Jackson about the intrigue of Russia, the football World Cup and having his novel turned into a mini-series by British director Tom Harper starring Kenneth Branagh.