Andrew Lycett, FRSL is an English biographer and journalist.
Lycett was educated at Charterhouse School and studied history at Christ Church, Oxford. He then worked for a while for The Times as a correspondent in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. He has written several well-received biographies and he is best known for his biography of Ian Fleming, Ian Fleming: The Man Behind James Bond.
He currently lives and writes in London.
- Qaddafi and the Libyan Revolution, David Blundy and Lycett (Weidenfeld and Nicolson [W&N], 1987)
- Ian Fleming (W&N, 1995); US title, Ian Fleming: The man behind James Bond (Turner Publishing, 1995)
- From Diamond Sculls to Golden Handcuffs: A history of Rowe & Pitman (London: Robert Hale, 1999) – stockbrokers established by George D. Rowe and Frederick I. Pitman
- Rudyard Kipling (W&N, 1999)
- Dylan Thomas: A new life (W&N, 2003)
- Conan Doyle: The man who created Sherlock Holmes (W&N, 2007); US title, The Man Who Created Sherlock Holmes: The life and times of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Free Press, 2007)
- Wilkie Collins: A life of sensation (Hutchinson & Co., 2013)
- "Royal Society of Literature All Fellows". Royal Society of Literature (RSL). Archived from the original on 5 March 2010. Retrieved 9 August 2010. Out of date.
- "Current RSL Fellows" Archived October 2, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. RSL. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
- "Kipling abroad: traffics and discoveries from Burma to Brazil"[permanent dead link]. Library of Congress Catalog Record (LCC). Retrieved 9 April 2014. With linked Contributor biographical information and Publisher description.