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  • Hilary A. Hallett
    Hilary A. Hallett
    Hilary Hallett was born in Alton, Illinois, grew up in St. Louis and has spent most of her adult life in New York City. After attending the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU she worked briefly in film ...

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  • Janice Hallett
    Janice Hallett is a former magazine editor, award-winning journalist, and government communications writer. She wrote articles and speeches for, among others, the Cabinet Office, Home Office, and ...

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  • Jon  Halliday
    Jon Halliday
    Jon Halliday is a former Senior Visiting Research Fellow at King's College, University of London. With his wife, Jung Chang, he wrote Mao: The Unknown Story. He has written or edited eight ...

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  • Lisa Halliday
    Lisa Halliday grew up in Medfield, Massachusetts and currently lives in Milan, Italy. Her work has appeared in The Paris Review and she is the recipient of a 2017 Whiting Award for Fiction. Asymmetry ...

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  • Thomas Halliday
    Thomas Halliday is a palaeontologist and evolutionary biologist. He holds a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at the University of Birmingham, and is a scientific associate of the Natural History ...

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  • Tom  Hallman
    Tom Hallman
    Tom Hallman started his career in New York City right out of college. He was hired to work as a copyeditor for a series of upscale home-decorating magazines.

    After a while, he returned to his ...

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  • Stacey Halls
    Stacey Halls was born in 1989 and grew up in Lancashire, England. She studied journalism at the University of Central Lancashire and has worked as a journalist since the age of 21, writing for ...

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  • David J. Halperin
    David J. Halperin
    In the 1960s, David Halperin was a teenage UFO investigator. Later he became a professor of religious studies — his specialty, religious traditions of heavenly ascent. From 1976 through 2000, he ...

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The Bell in the Lake
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The engrossing epic novel - a #1 bestseller in Norway - of a young woman whose fate plays out against her village's mystical church bells.
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