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  • Per Petterson

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    Per Petterson, born in Oslo, Norway in 1952, worked for several years as an unskilled labourer, trained as a librarian, and worked as a bookseller, writer, and translator ...more

  • Laura McHugh

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    Laura McHugh grew up in small towns in Iowa and the Ozark mountains of southern Missouri. She now lives in Columbia, Missouri, with her husband, two young daughters and ...more

  • Eowyn Ivey

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    Eowyn LeMay Ivey was raised in Alaska and continues to live there with her husband and two daughters. She received her BA in journalism and minor in creative writing through ...more

  • David Mitchell

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    David Mitchell was born in Southport in 1969 and grew up in Malvern, Worcestershire. He studied for a degree in English and American Literature followed by an MA in ...more

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    Nathan Hill

    Nathan Hill discussed his debut book, The Nix, and how video games influenced his book - and his life.

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    Kit De Waal

    Kit de Waal talks about her debut novel, My Name Is Leon, the inspiration behind the book, and how she researched the main characters.

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    Elsa Hart

    Author Elsa Hart describes her international experiences and explains what drew her to 18th century China, the setting of her first novel Jade Dragon Mountain.

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    Steven Rowley

    Steven Rowley discusses the loss of his beloved dog, and how this influenced his acclaimed debut novel, Lily and the Octopus

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    Ben H. Winters

    Ben H. Winters discusses his novel Underground Airlines set in a contemporary version of the USA in which the Civil War never happened and slavery is still legal in some parts of the country

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    Ann Hood

    Ann Hood discusses the story behind her 2016 novel, The Book That Matters The Most, and most importantly how books help us through difficult times.

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