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  • Alex Adams
    Alex Adams was born in Auckland, New Zealand. She lived in Greece and Australia before settling in Portland, Oregon. In between moving continents, Alex received a BA from the University of New England...

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  • Mark  Adams
    Mark Adams
    Mark Adams is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Meet Me in Atlantis and Turn Right at Machu Picchu. A writer for many national magazines, including GQ, Men's Journal, and New York, he lives...

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  • Poppy Adams
    Poppy Adams has worked as a documentary filmmaker for the BBC and the Discovery Channel. She lives with her husband and three children in London, where she is working on her next book.

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  • Scott Adams
    At the risk of pointing out the obvious, Scott Adams is the creator of the popular Dilbert cartoons.

    What started as a doodle has turned Scott Adams into a superstar of the cartoon world. Dilbert ...

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  • Gil  Adamson
    Gil Adamson
    Gil (Gillian) Adamson is the author of two books of poetry, Primitive (1991) and Ashland (2003), and a collection of short stories, Help Me, Jacques Cousteau (1995). The Outlander is her first ...

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  • Siobhan Adcock
    Siobhan Adcock received her MFA in fiction from Cornell University, and her short fiction has appeared in several literary magazines. She has worked as a writer and editor for Epicurious, Gourmet.com,...

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  • Lynsey Addario
    Lynsey Addario is an American photojournalist whose work appears regularly in The New York Times, National Geographic, and Time magazine. She has covered conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, ...

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  • Ferdinand Addis
    Ferdinand Addis has been fascinated by Rome since reading Livy as a teenager. He studied Classics at Oxford, then worked in film and journalism before giving it up to write history. He lives in East ...

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