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Stefan Aust was for many years the editor-in-chief of the political weekly Der Spiegel, Germany's most influential news magazine. He is also the founder and current publisher of Spiegel TV. He worked in the editorial offices of konkret from 1966 to 1969 and played a part in the events described in this book. Between 1970 and 1985 he made numerous documentaries for North German Television. He wrote the script for the feature film Stammheim, which won the top award at the 1986 Berlin Film Festival. He worked with Bernd Eichinger on the script for the film The Baader-Meinhof Complex (2008), which is based on this book.
Jane Austen was born in Steventon rectory on 16 December 1775. Her family later moved to Bath and then to Chawton in Hampshire. She began writing Pride and Prejudice when she was twenty-two years old. It was originally called First Impressions. It was initially rejected by publishers and only published in 1813 after much revision. All four of her novels published in her lifetime were published anonymously. Jane Austen died on 18 July 1817. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion were published posthumously.
A Cockney born and bred, Keith Austin's first job involved standing waist deep in a vat full of live eels. He quickly turned to journalism and began an international career which has taken him from The Sunday Times in London, via the China Daily newspaper in Beijing, to the Sydney Morning Herald where he was chief sub before turning to writing. He is now concentrating full time on writing.
David Austin has been a sailor, an actor and a farmer. He lives in Norfolk.
Julian Austwick (Author) Shocks is a ten-year-old rescue donkey who was saved from the brink of death by the Donkey Sanctuary. He now helps countless children with assisted needs and was awarded ‘Rescue Animal of the Year’ for his healing abilities. Julian and Tracy Austwick live in Birmingham with their five-year-old twin daughters, Amber and Hope. Thanks to Shocks, Amber can now walk and talk – defying all of the doctors’ predictions. Thanks to Amber, Shocks has come out of his timid shell and blossomed into the most popular donkey at the sanctuary. Ruth Kelly is an award-nominated journalist, who has ghosted a string of Sunday Times bestsellers including entrepreneur Michelle Mone’s autobiography, My Fight to the Top, Out of the Darkness by Tina Nash and You Can’t Hide by Tina Renton. Ruth has had ten years’ experience in print journalism and television.
Laurie Avadis has been an artist, a photographer, a musician and an author. He is a family lawyer and he's had the unfortunate experience of working with children in situations as bad as, and even worse, than the characters in Ex, his first novel. Laurie first published a draft version of the story to writing community ABCtales, where he received feedback for every chapter and was able to edit it according to the community's reactions. Laurie has decided to match pledges on Unbound with donations to Shooting Star Children's Hospice.
Asa Avdic is a journalist who for years was a presenter for Swedish Public Service Radio and Television and is currently a host of Sweden’s biggest morning current events programme. She lives with her family in Stockholm, Sweden. The Dying Game is her first novel.
Jean Aveline is a British author who lives and writes in Thailand
Ryan Avent is a senior editor and economics columnist for The Economist, where he has covered the global economy since 2007. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the New Republic, the Atlantic and the Guardian. He lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife, two children and golden retriever.
Corrinne Averiss (Author) Author of the critically-acclaimed CILIP Greenaway-nominated book, A Dot in the Snow, Corrinne Averiss is a writer of thoughtful and humorous stories for children. She is the author of Floss the Playground Boss and Joy. Corrinne has spent much of her life being a professional silly person in children’s television; she created the four-time Children’s BAFTA-winning Share a Story competition and has an animated series under commission from CBeebies. Corrinne lives with her husband, daughter and cat. Susan Varley (Illustrator) Susan Varley is an award-winning artist who has illustrated many books for Andersen Press. Her picture book Badger's Parting Gifts is one of the most enduring of all time, winning many prizes, including the Mother Goose Award in 1985.
Tom Avery was born and raised in London in a very large, very loud family, descendants of the notorious pirate Henry Avery. He trained as a teacher and has worked with children in inner city schools in London and Birmingham. Tom lives in Amsterdam with his wife and two sons.
Ellis Avery studied the Japanese tea ceremony for five years in New York and Kyoto, and now teaches Creative Writing at Columbia University. Her work has appeared in The Village Voice, Kyoto Journal, LIT and Pacific Reader and has been performed at New York's Expanded Arts Theatre. She lives in New York City.
Rana Awdish is an intensive care doctor and the director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Programme at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Dr Awdish's mandate is to improve the patient experience across the US health system and speak on patient advocacy at healthcare venues across the country. She was awarded the Critical Care Teaching Award in 2016 and, in 2017, the Press Ganey Physician of the Year Award and The Schwartz Center's National Compassionate Caregiver Award.
Diane Awerbuck teaches high school English and History to Cape Town schoolgirls. She knows that someday she will have to go back to Kimberley. Gardening at Night won the 2004 Commonwealth Best First Book Award (Africa and the Caribbean), and was shortlisted for the International Dublin IMPAC Award. She is also author of a collection of short stories, Cabin Fever (2011), and the novel Home Remedies (2012).
Josh Axelrad is a professional blackjack player. He has won hundreds of thousands of dollars from casinos. A native of southern California and a philosophy graduate from Columbia University, Josh currently resides in New York. When he's not on the road, he broadcasts for NPR and writes for the Moon City Review.
Robert Axelrod is the Walgreen Professor for the Study of Human Understanding at the University of Michigan. He has been consulted on cooperation by the United Nations, the World Bank, and the U.S. Department of Defense. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Virginia Axline (1911-1988) was a pioneer of play therapy for children.
Michael Axworthy is the author of The Sword of Persia and Iran: Empire of the Mind, which established him as one of the world's principal experts on the country. He was head of the Iran Section of the British Foreign Office from 1998-2000 and senior lecturer and Director of the Centre for Persian and Iranian Studies at the University of Exeter. He died in 2019.
Born in London in 1939, Alan Ayckbourn is one of the world's most popular and prolific playwrights. He has written 74 full length plays and more than 20 other revues and plays for children. He is also an acclaimed director. Alan Ayckbourn was awarded a CBE in 1987. Ten years later to the day, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II 'for services to the theatre.'
Sir Alfred Ayer caused a furore with the publication of his LANGUAGE, TRUTH & LOGIC in 1936, when he was only 24. From 1959 until 1978 he was Wykeham Professor of Logic at the University of Oxford. He died in 1989. Ben Rogers is the author of A. J.AYER: A LIFE (Chatto & Windus 1999, Vintage 2000).
Born in the UK in 1974 and raised in Ghana, Nii Parkes lives in Manchester. He has performed poetry in the UK, Europe, Ghana and the US and was a 2005 Associate Artist-in-Residence with BBC Radio 3. In 2007 he was writer-in-residence at California State University, and became one of the youngest living writers to be featured in the Poems on the Underground programme in London for his poem Tin Roof. Tail of the Bluebird is his first novel.
Steve Aylett is the author of several books including LINT, Slaughtermatic and Novahead. A series of administrative errors have resulted in his doing stand-up comedy and making comics, music and a film. Steve won the Jack Trevor Story Award and was a finalist for the Philip K Dick Award.
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