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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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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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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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Peter Moore
Peter Moore Author
Peter Moore is a writer, journalist and lecturer. He teaches creative writing at City University and the University of Oxford. His first book, Damn His Blood, reconstructed a rural murder in 1806. His second, The Weather Experiment, a Sunday Times bestseller,...
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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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Albert Camus Author
Date: 2013-08-06 Born in Algeria in 1913, Albert Camus published The Stranger-- now one of the most widely read novels of this century-- in 1942. Celebrated in intellectual circles, Camus was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. On January 4,...
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Adrian d'Hage
Adrian d'Hage Author
Adrian d'Hagé was educated at North Sydney Boys High School and the Royal Military College Duntroon (Applied Science). Graduating into the Intelligence Corps, he served as a platoon commander in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Military Cross. His military...
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Adrian Beck
Adrian Beck Author
Adrian Beck is a TV producer and has worked on shows such as The Footy Show, The Logie Awards, Carols by Candlelight, Prank Patrol and Kids' WB. He is the author of the Kick it to Nick series, a collaboration with AFL Hall of Famer Shane Crawford, and Dale...
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Amy Butler Greenfield Author
Amy Butler Greenfield read Spanish and imperial history at Oxford. She descends from a family of textile dyers and is a member of a spinners' and dyers' guild in New England.
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Andrew Baker Author
Andrew Baker has been a sports feature writer for Daily Telegraph for the last seven years. In that time he has covered more than 60 sports, flown more than 250,000 miles, and been insulted in 43 languages. This is his first book.
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Shaun White Author
Snowboard and skateboard phenomenon Shaun White is a two-time Olympic gold medallist, holds the record for the most X-Games gold medals and has won 10 ESPY awards. A huge break-out star, he has made a number of cameo appearances as himself in films and on...
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Anna Ryan Author
Anna Ryan is the pseudonym for an Emmy-award winning investigative journalist. This is her first stand alone novel though, under her Hank Phillipi Ryan name, she has previously won five Agathas, two Anthonys, two Macavitys, the Daphne, and the Mary Higgins...
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Anne Lister Author
Anne Lister (1791–1840) was a wealthy Yorkshire landowner, diarist, mountaineer and traveller. Throughout her life she kept diaries which chronicled the details of her daily life, including her lesbian relationships, her financial concerns, her industrial...
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Henrik Pontoppidan Author
Henrik Pontoppidan (1857–1943) was a Danish novelist who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1917 for his 'authentic descriptions of present-day life in Denmark'. The son of a rural minister, he moved to Copenhagen as a young man and eventually earned his...
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