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Jason Fry is the author of the forthcoming novelization of Star Wars: The Last Jedi and has written or co-written more than forty novels, short stories, and other works set in the galaxy far, far away. His other books include the Servants of the Empire quartet and the young-adult space-fantasy series The Jupiter Pirates. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, son, and about a metric ton of Star Wars stuff.
Carolyn Fry is a writer and journalist specializing in science, conservation, natural history and adventure travel. A former editor of Geographical, the magazine of the Royal Geographical Society, she is a contributor to Kew magazine, BBC Wildlife, BBC History, BBC Online, The Times, Sunday Telegraph, Independent on Sunday, Guardian Online and New Scientist. Under Carolyn's editorship, Geographical won the British Environment and Media Award for Best Environmental Coverage in a Consumer Magazine. Carolyn also wrote a series of essays to accompany Colin Prior's photographs in the book Living Tribes. She is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
Katherine Fry and Rowena Kirton have both worked in publishing for more years than they care to think about. Katherine is a freelance editor mostly working for Random House, Rowena is a managing editorial director at Random House. They live in London.
Born in 1962, Colin Fry received his first message at the age of ten and became a professional medium at seventeen. He tours internationally and is the acclaimed star of the television shows 6ixth Sense and Psychic Private Eyes. One of the leading lights in the psychic mediumship world, Colin uses his spiritual knowledge to offer life-changing advice and support to people, providing sensible, down-to-earth explanations about the strange world of the paranormal and supernatural. He is the hugely popular author of Life Before Death, Secrets from the Afterlife and The Message. Visit his website www.colinfry.co.uk
Edna Fry is the long-suffering wife of Stephen and mother of his five, six or possibly seven children. Her first book, Mrs Fry's Diary – a frank and revealing insight into a year in the Fry household - received great critical claim and provoked a good deal of bemusement. Her talents are many and varied – her Spam Bourguignon has to be tasted to be believed, her poetry unlike anything you will ever read and her childcare techniques legendary. And she manages all of this while carrying out her somewhat demanding wifely duties (especially on a Sunday morning).
Hannah Fry (Author) Hannah Fry is an Associate Professor in the mathematics of cities from University College London. In her day job she uses mathematical models to study patterns in human behaviour, and has worked with governments, police forces, health analysts and supermarkets. Her TED talks have amassed millions of views and she has fronted television documentaries for the BBC and PBS; she also hosts the long-running science podcast, ‘The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry’ with the BBC.
Stephen Fry was born in Hampstead in 1957 and, following a troubled adolescence, went on to study English Literature at Queen's College, Cambridge. As well as being the bestselling author of four novels, The Stars' Tennis Balls, Making History, The Hippopotamus, and The Liar, and two volumes of his autobiography, Fry played Peter in Peter's Friends, Wilde in the film Wilde, Jeeves in the television series Jeeves & Wooster and (a closely guarded show-business secret, this) Laurie in the television series Fry & Laurie. More recently, he presented Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive, his groundbreaking documentary on bipolar disorder, to huge critical acclaim. And his legions of fans tune in to watch him host the popular quiz show QI each week.
Along with his writing partner Sharon Kelly, Tom Fry created the long-running radio legal drama series Brief Lives. He has also written over 25 episodes of the BBC1 series Doctors.
Also by Fruttero and Lucentini: The Sunday Woman, An Enigma by the Sea and No Fixed Abode.
As a former maritime writer for The Philadelphia Enquirer Robert Frump won two awards for breaking the story on the Marine Electric disaster. He is now an executive on Wall Street.
Rena Fruchter is a classical concert pianist and one-time music journalist. She toured with Dudley Moore and also recorded several classical albums with him. In the last decade of his life she became his closest friend and confidante, and it was in Rena and her family's care that Dudley spent his last months.
Mark Frost studied directing and playwriting at university. He then partnered David Lynch in creating and producing the groundbreaking TV series Twin Peaks. He also wrote the screenplays to the major motion pictures Fantastic Four and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, and also wrote and produced the critically acclaimed film The Greatest Game Ever Played. Mark is also the New York Times bestselling author of eight adult titles.
Robert Frost was born in San Francisco in 1874. After the death of his father he moved with his mother and sister to Massachusetts. His first collection, A Boy's Will, was published in 1913. In 1924 he won the first of four Pulitzer Prizes for his fourth book, New Hampshire. In the 1930s, as he became ever more revered, he suffered a series of family tragedies: his youngest child Marjorie died in 1934, his wife Elinor in 1938, and his son Carol in 1940. Another daughter, Irma, suffered from mental illness. Frost's last major collection, A Witness Tree (1942), contains a number of poems reflecting these disasters. In 1957 Robert Frost received honorary degrees from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. He died in January 1963.
The art of Daniel Frost is colourful, deceptively simple, and unmistakable. His work often blends the latest digital techniques with traditional mediums, and his unique, Oberon Award-winning art has been used by Nike, The New York Times, and Transport for London.
Adam Frost is an award-winning children's author by night and a graphic designer by day! He's scribbled stories, fact books, and he's even been on Blue Peter. In his day job he designs mind-boggling facts for people such as The Guardian, The New Statesman and Buzzfeed. His mission is to spread barmy and fascinating (but utterly true) facts, such as - in WWII Britain, onions were so rare that children were given them as a birthday present!
Sir David Paradine Frost, OBE (7 April 1939 – 31 August 2013) was an English journalist, comedian, writer, media personality and television host.
Chris Froome was born in Nairobi to British parents. He was educated and raised in South Africa and now races for Team GB and Team Sky. Before he won the Tour de France, he finished runner-up in 2012, when he helped Bradley Wiggins to overall victory.
Simon Brett (Author) Simon Brett was born in Worcester Park, Surrey, on 28 October 1945. He was educated at Dulwich College and Wadham College, Oxford, where he read English and was president of the Oxford University Dramatic Society. After graduating in 1967 he worked as Father Christmas in a department store before landinga job at the BBC as a radio producer. During his ten years there, he worked on such programmes as The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Week Ending, The Burkiss Way, I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue and Just a Minute. He moved to London Weekend Television in 1977, where he produced Maggie and Her, End of Part One and The Glums (a popular spin-off from radio’s Take It From Here). Brett’s first Charles Paris novel, Cast In Order of Disappearance, was published in 1975, and by 1979 he was able to leave LWT and become a full-time writer. He has written over eighty books, including nineteen Charles Paris books, fifteen Fethering Mysteries and six Mrs Pargeter novels, as well as several non-series titles such as A Shock to the System (1984), which was adapted as a film starring Michael Caine. He has also contributed to several anthologies and scripted many sitcoms for radio including No Commitments, Smelling of Roses and After Henry. Other radio work includes several one-off plays for Radio 4, and a number of episodes of the detective series Baldi. A former Chair of both the Crime Writers’ Association and The Society of Authors, he is currently President of the Detection Club, as well as being involved with various writers’ organisations. He is married with three children, and lives in West Sussex.
Born in Frankfurt in 1900, Erich Fromm was educated at Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Munich, and the Berlin Institute of Psychoanalysis. He held various university appointments before becoming Professor of Psychiatry at New York in 1962. He retired to Muralto in Switzerland, where he died in 1980. Dr Fromm's books have been translated into many languages and among the best known are Escape from Freedom, Man for Himself, The Forgotten Language, The Sane Society, The Art of Loving, You Shall be as Gods, The Crisis of Psychoanalysis and To Have or To Be?
David Fromkin is Professor of International Relations, History, and Law at Boston University. He is the author of In the Time of the Americans and A Peace to End All Peace, which was a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize.
Jean Froissart was born in Valenciennes (c.1337) and came to England in 1361 where he joined the entourage of Edward III's Queen. While in England he travelled to Scotland and the Welsh Marshes and to the Continent seveal times, finally settling in the Netherlands on the death of the Queen. He finally took holy orders, before returning to England in the court of Richard II, whose downfall he recorded in 1399. His first book of the Chroniques was published in three versions, the second book was completed by 1388 and the third in 1390. He was still working on the fourth when he died c.1410. Geoffrey Brereton edited and translated several modern dramatists including Claudel, Sartre and Adamov, and was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He died in 1979.
Carl Froch was born in Nottingham in 1977. He is a four-time world champion at super middleweight and currently holds the WBA and IBF belts. His professional record is 33 wins (24 by knock-out) and 2 losses. He lives with his partner Rachael and their two children Rocco and Natalia. Niall Hickman is the boxing correspondent for the Daily Express. He previously worked with Ricky Hatton on his autobiography The Hitman.
Nell Frizzell is a journalist, writer and Vogue columnist. She has written for The Guardian, VICE, The Telegraph, Elle, The Observer, Grazia, I-D among many others. Her first book The Panic Years is an exploration of bodies, babies and the big questions facing modern life.
Peter Fritsch co-founded Fusion GPS. He is a former reporter and bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal based in Mexico City, São Paulo, South and Southeast Asia, and Brussels. He finished his Wall Street Journal career as national security editor in Washington, D.C. He lives in Maryland with his family.
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