An American writer who lives in London, Lionel Shriver is the author of eleven novels. She is best known for the New York Times bestsellers So Much for That (a finalist for the 2010 National Book Award and the Wellcome Trust Book Prize) and The Post-Birthday World (Entertainment Weekly’s Book of the Year and one of Time’s top ten for 2007), as well as the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin. The 2005 Orange Prize winner, Kevin passed the million-copies-sold mark several years ago, and was adapted for an award-winning feature film by Lynne Ramsay in 2011. Both Kevin and So Much for That have been dramatized for BBC Radio 4. Shriver’s work has been translated into 28 languages. Currently a columnist for Standpoint, she is a widely published journalist who writes for The Guardian, The New York Times, London’s Sunday Times, the Financial Times, and the Wall Street Journal, among many other publications. Big Brother is her latest novel.
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