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Born in Manchester, Tim Parks grew up in London and studied at Cambridge and Harvard. He lives in Milan.

He is the acclaimed author of novels, non-fiction and essays, including Europa, In Extremis, A Season with Verona, Teach Us to Sit Still and Italian Ways. He has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, won the Somerset Maugham Award, the Betty Trask Prize, the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, the John Florio Prize and the Italo Calvino Prize.

Books by Tim Parks

Out of My Head
Teach Us To Sit Still
In Extremis
Thomas and Mary
Where I'm Reading From
Painting Death
Italian Ways
Sex is Forbidden
Stop What You're Doing And Read This!
Teach Us to Sit Still
The Fighter
Dreams Of Rivers And Seas
Judge Savage
A Season With Verona
Hell And Back
Home Thoughts
Adultery And Other Diversions
Family Planning