Christopher-Lascelles-studied-modern-languages-and-history-at-St-Andrews-University-in-Scotland.-His-first-book,-A-Short-History-of-the-World,-became-a-New-York-Times-and-Amazon-bestseller-and-was-translated-into-seven-languages.-He-is-currently-writing-A-Short-History-of-the-Future.-He-lives-in-London-with-his-wife-and-daughter.-