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Emmérick-Adrien Maury is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine in Paris. As a resident physician at the Royal Homeopathic Hospital in London, he devoted himself to homeopathy and acupuncture. He died in 1990.
Terry Eagleton is Professor of Cultural Theory at Manchester University. His books include Literary Theory, a trilogy on Irish culture, a novel, several plays, the screenplay for Derek Jarman's film Wittgenstein, and an autobiography, The Gatekeeper (Penguin 2001).
Chris Eakin is a qualified Yachtmaster and sails regularly in the English Channel with his wife. He has been a journalist on newspapers and with the BBC for more than 35 years. He lives in London.
Andrea Eames was born in 1985. She was brought up in Zimbabwe, where she attended a Jewish school for six years, a Hindu school for one, a Catholic convent school for two and a half, and then the American International School in Harare for two years. She moved with her family to New Zealand when she was seventeen. Andrea has worked as a bookseller and editor and now lives in Austin, Texas with her husband. The Cry of the Go-Away Bird is her first novel.
Andrew Eames was born in 1958. His career in journalism started in south-east Asia, where he travelled and lived for two years. From there he returned to the UK to work first on specialist magazines and then in guide book publishing. Ten years ago he went freelance, and has been writing travel and general interest features mainly for national newspapers, such as The Telegraph and The Times. He is the author of Crossing the Shadow Line, Four Scottish Journeys and Benn's London. His most recent book was The 8.55 to Baghdad. He lives in west London with his wife and two children.
Wayne and Lori Earl are the parents of the late Esther Earl and founders of the non-profit organization This Star Won't Go Out (tswgo.org), whose mission it is to financially assist families struggling through the journey of a child living with cancer. Together Wayne and Lori have created a financial and emotional support system for more than 50 families struggling with childhood cancer, giving out nearly $100,000, from purchases of TSWGO bracelets, through donations given individually, at LeakyCon, and Project for Awesome; and by fabulous fundraisers planned and implemented by individuals and groups. TSWGO also funds occasional projects that fit their mission statement, such as sponsoring events for children with cancer, giving financial support to pediatric cancer research, and other related projects.
John Wilmot, the notorious Earl of Rochester, was the darling of the polished, profligate court of Charles II. One of the finest poets of the Restoration, patron to important playwrights, model for countless witty young rakes in Restoration comedies, he lived a full but short life, dying in 1680 (with a dramatic deathbed renunciation of his atheism) at the age of thirty-three. Frank H. Ellis teaches at Smith College, Massachusetts.
Liz Earle is a well-known health and beauty expert and television presenter. She is the author of six bestselling books including Vital Oils, Liz Earle's Natural Beauty, and Dry Skin & Eczema. Her mail order company is storming success with a stunning new vital oils range to be launched in conjunction with this book.
Phil Earle was born, raised and schooled in Hull. His first job was as a care worker in a children's home, an experience that influenced the ideas behind Being Billy. He then trained as a drama therapist and worked in a therapeutic community in south London, caring for traumatized and abused adolescents. After a couple of years in the care sector, Phil chose the more sedate lifestyle of a bookseller, and now works in children's publishing. Phil lives in south-east London with his wife and children, but Hull will always be home.
Joe Earle, Cahal Moran and Zach Ward-Perkins are founding members of the Post-Crash Economics Society at the University of Manchester
Steve Earle is a singer-songwriter, actor, activist, and the author of the story collection Doghouse Roses. He has released more than a dozen critically acclaimed albums, including the Grammy winners The Revolution Starts Now, Washington Square Serenade and Townes. He has appeared on film and television, with celebrated roles in The Wire and Treme. Frequently interviewed and profiled in the press, he often tours with his wife, singer-songwriter Allison Moorer.
Edited and introduced by Gerald Early. Contributing Authors: A. J. Liebling, Tom Wolfe, George Plimpton, George S. Schuyler, Jackie Robinson, Murray Kempton, LeRoi Jones, Gordon Parks, Floyd Patterson, Gay Talese, Jackie Robinson, Irwin Shaw, Jimmy Cannon, Robert Lipsyte, Norman Mailer, Pete Hamill, Ira Berkow, Roger Kahn, Garry Wills, A.B. Giamatti, Jose Torres, Hunter S. Thompson, IShmael Reed, Bob Greene, Wole Soyinka, Davis Miller, Mark Kram, Joyce Carol Oates, David Maraniss and Muhammad Ali.
Toni Maguire is the author four bestselling books: Don't Tell Mummy, When Daddy Comes Home, Nobody Came and Helpless.
Nick East has been working as a museum designer for the past 16 years but has always been a storyteller, whether as a child, filling sketchbooks with quirky characters, or as a designer displaying a collection of ancient artefacts. Nick lives near York with his wife and two children and, when he isn't drawing, he is out riding bikes and spending time with his family.
Rob Eastaway (Author) Rob Eastaway has written several bestselling books that connect maths with everyday life, including Why do Buses Come in Threes?, the bestselling Maths for Mums and Dads for parents with primary schoolchildren, and More Maths for Mums and Dads for parents with teenage children. He appears regularly on the radio and has given talks about maths across the UK to audiences of all ages, at locations ranging from the Royal Exchange Theatre to Pentonville Prison. Married with three children, he lives in south London. Mike Askew (Author) Mike Askew is Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Education, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Until recently he was Professor of Primary Education at Monash University, Melbourne and previously Professor of Mathematics Education at King's College, University of London. A former primary school teacher, he now researches, speaks and writes on teaching and learning primary mathematics. For the Academic year 2006/07 he was Visiting Distinguished Scholar at City College, City University New York. He is also a skilled magician.
Kate Eastham trained as a nurse and midwife on the Nightingale wards of Preston Royal Infirmary. She has well over thirty years of experience working in hospital, residential and hospice care. Born and bred in Lancashire, she is married with three grown-up children and one grandchild. Always reading, she went on to gain a degree in English Literature and was inspired to write after researching the history of nursing and her own family history, with its roots in Liverpool, northern mill towns and rural Lancashire.
It must be something to do with unforgettable childhood holidays touring the remote Scottish coast in a jam-packed camper van that fired Brigid Benson's fascination for the sea. Or perhaps it was Cornish summers under billowing canvas or maybe home life on a peninsula, with Wales over the water to one side and Ireland across the waves to another. Whatever the spark, the intriguing character of places and people by the sea continues to inspire her writing. Craig Easton feels privileged that his work takes him to photograph all over the world. Wherever he goes, the landscape and weather inspire him to show not just what a place looks like, but what it feels like. When he's taking time out, chances are you'll find him with his camera in the west of Scotland or in the east playing golf badly.
Tom Easton has previously written YA rom-com novels under a variety of pseudonyms for Hodder. This project is his first under his own name, and explores the best and worst of human nature in a gripping, dark and witty psychological thriller.
Pippa Mattinson (Author) Pippa Mattinson is the founder of the UK’s national gundog graded training scheme, and a director of the Gundog Trust. She has an honours degree in zoology and a special interest in canine behaviour. Pippa has over thirty years’ experience of training dogs and is the author of The Happy Puppy Handbook, published by Ebury Press in April 2014, and packed with everything you need to know as a puppy owner. The Labrador Handbook: the definitive guide to training and caring for your labrador followed in October 2015. This book provides an in-depth guide to raising your labrador, making for a contented owner and a happy dog. Pippa is a keen supporter of modern science based dog training methods and is passionate about helping people to enjoy their dogs. Twitter: @PippaMattinson pippamattinson.com thelabradorsite.com thehappypuppysite.com Lucy Easton (Author) Lucy Easton is a co-founder of the Red Cat Media online publishing company. She is passionate about improving our pets genetic health and raising awareness of conformational problems in our modern pedigree breeds. A Psychology graduate, Lucy has written numerous articles on pet care and health and is known for her compassionate and science-based approach. She spends most of her days surrounded by rabbits and guinea pigs in her Surrey home, which she also shares with her husband, daughter, and Oscar the cat.
Harry Eastwood grew up in France. Her favourite foods are snails and profiteroles. She now lives in Paris and divides her time between writing, television projects and waitressing. She loves chocolate more than ever.
Richard M. Eaton has over a long and varied career published a number of ground-breaking books on India before 1800, including major works on the social roles of Sufis, slavery, Indian biography, the growth of Muslim societies along Bengal's eastern frontiers, the social history of the Deccan, and the place of Islam in the sub-continent's history. India in the Persianate Age draws on a lifetime of teaching and research. He is Professor of History at the University of Arizona.
Roger Eatwell is Emeritus Professor of Politics at the University of Bath. He has published widely on fascism and populism, including Fascism: a History.
Born in 1947, Shirin Ebadi trained in law, obtained a doctorate from Tehran University and served as a judge from March 1969 - the first woman ever to do so in Iran. Following the victory of the Islamic Revolution in February 1979 she, and other female judges, were dismissed from their posts and given clerical duties (in Ebadi's case, in the very court she had presided over). She resigned in protest and was, in effect, housebound for many years until finally, in 1992, she succeeded in obtaining a lawyer's license and setting up her own practice. She then represented various high-profile cases of political victims, journalists, child custody cases and others until she was forced to live in exile in London.
Ben Ebbrell and Barry Taylor head up The Sorted Crew, a group of childhood friends who got together during their university holidays to share anecdotes, assumptions and problems that they were each facing during their first year away from home. After mocking each other's laughable set of domestic skills in the kitchen, Ben decided to help them out with recipe ideas and 'Sorted' was the result. With Ben cooking and Barry taking photographs and using his design skills, the crew set themselves up on YouTube to upload filmed recipes, and these SortedFood video recipes now get millions of views every month. They have self-published two recipe books, A Recipe for Student Survival and A Rookie's Guide to Crackin' Cooking, and Beginners . . . Get Sorted was their first book with Penguin.
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