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Alex Miles
Alex Miles Author
Since publishing her first play at age seventeen, Melbourne-based writer Alex Miles has worked across theatre, television and advertising. She wrote under the penname H.I. Larry for eight books in the Zac Power series, imparted wedding wisdom with the book...
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Adele K. Thomas
Adele K. Thomas Author
Adele K. Thomas is a Melbourne based illustrator, director and art director, with over ten years of experience in animation film and TV design, children's books, advertising and game apps. Adele has illustrated two children's book series – The Champion Charlies...
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Adam Christopher Author
Adam Christopher’s debut novel, Empire State, was SciFiNow’s Book of the Year and a Financial Times Book of the Year. He is also the author of Seven Wonders, Hang Wire, and The Burning Dark, as well as these nonfiction books: Made to Kill, Standard Hollywood...
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Adam Nickel
Adam Nickel Author
Adam Nickel’s illustration style is very much influenced by mid-century-era design and illustration. He has a background in graphic design and animation. With a client list that includes The Wall Street Journal, Penguin Random House, GQ and New Scientist....
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Aldous Huxley Author
Aldous Huxley was born on 26 July 1894 near Godalming, Surrey. He began writing poetry and short stories in his early 20s, but it was his first novel, Crome Yellow (1921), which established his literary reputation. This was swiftly followed by Antic Hay (1923),...
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Alexander Freed Author
Alexander Freed is the author of Star Wars: The Old Republic: The Lost Suns, as well as many short stories, comic books, and videogames. Born near Philadelphia, he endeavours to bring the city's dour charm with him to his current home of Austin, Texas.
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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Author
Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn was born at Kislovodsk in 1918. After graduating at Rostov University in mathematics—he took a correspondence course in literature simultaneously—he was called up for the army. He served continuously at the front...
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Ali Smith
Ali Smith Author
Ali Smith is the author of Free Love and Other Stories, Like, Other Stories and Other Stories, Hotel World, The Whole Story and Other Stories, The Accidental, Girl Meets Boy, The First Person and Other Stories, There but for the, Artful, How to be both, Public...
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Paul Jennings Author
The Paul Jennings phenomenon began with the publication of Unreal! in 1985. Since then, readers all around the world have devoured his books. Paul has written over one hundred stories and has been voted 'favourite author' more than forty times by children...
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Adam Higginbotham
Adam Higginbotham Author
Adam Higginbotham writes for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Wired, GQ, Businessweek, Smithsonian, Men’s Journal, and The Atavist. He began his career in magazines and newspapers in London, where he was the editor-­in-chief of The Face and a...
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Adam Grant
Adam Grant Author
ADAM GRANT has been Wharton’s top-rated professor for seven straight years, and is a leading expert on how we can find motivation and meaning, and live more generous and creative lives. He has been recognized as one of the world's 10 most influential management...
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Alice Nelson
Alice Nelson Author
After university in Australia, Alice Nelson lived and worked in Harlem, living in the brownstone on 120th Street in which The Children’s House is set. While studying in New York, she worked at a non-profit agency run by an order of nuns as a case worker with...
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A.E. Waite Author
Arthur Edward Waite was the designer and co-creator of the now famous Rider Waite Tarot deck. An American-born British poet and scholarly mystic, his strong interest in all esoteric matters - divination, magic, Kabbalism, alchemy and Freemasony - led to...
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Alexandre Dumas
Alexandre Dumas Author
Alexandre Dumas was a French playwright, historian and prolific novelist, penning a string of successful books including The Three Musketeers (1844), The Count of Monte Cristo (1845), and Twenty Years After(1845). His novels have been translated into a hundred...
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Adeline Yen Mah Author
Adeline Yen Mah was born in Tianjin, China but subsequently lived in both Shanghai and Hong Kong before leaving - at age fourteen - to study in England. She attended London Hospital Medical School and graduated as a physician, before moving to California...
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Scott Alexander Author
Scott Alexander is the series producer of Seven Worlds, One Planet. He has spent over 20 years with BBC Studios' Natural History Unit, filming on all seven continents. He has produced live TV from the middle of the Masai Mara for Big Cat Live, series produced...
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