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Scott Hutchins teaches at Stanford University, California. His work has appeared in StoryQuarterly, The Rumpus, The New York Times and Esquire. This is his first novel.
Nancy Huston is the author of the bestselling novel The Mark of the Angel (winner of the Grand Prix Lectrices d'Elle in France), as well as other award-winning fiction, including Plainsong (Governor General Award in Canada for fiction in French), Instruments of Darkness (Prix Goncourt de Lycéens), Slow Emergencies and Dolce Agonia. Born in Calgary in 1953, she went to Paris as a student in the 1970s and lives there still. She is married to the writer and intellectual Tzvetan Todorov and has two children.
Matthew Hussey is regarded as an international guru on the dating scene. Having started out as a peak performance coach, in 2008, Matthew formed his Get the Guy company, focusing exclusively on relationships and aimed solely at women. The brand has established Matthew as one of the leading experts in the field of human attraction. He has had countless positive features written about his work in the Independent, the Sun, OK!, Men's Health, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Fabulous, the London Metro and the Evening Standard. He has also featured on ITV's This Morning, GMTV, the BBC3 series Undercover Princess and has been resident expert on MTV's Plain Jane, which has been shown in 60 territories.
Andrew Hussey was born in 1963. He first went to Paris in the late 1970s, fired up by the punk revolution in his home town of Liverpool and with a thirst for anarchy and adventure. His first taste of Paris was busking in the metro: he was hooked. He has since lived and worked in Manchester, Lyons, Paris, Aberystwyth, Madrid and Barcelona, writing on the Nineties Parisian fashion for suicides, anarchy, radical Islam, art terrorism, Situationism, football, pornography and The Fall for a wide range of magazines and newspapers. Andrew Hussey is a contributing editor of the Observer Sports Magazine, and Head of French and Comparative Literature at the University of London in Paris.
After winning 2015's Great British Bake Off, Nadiya Hussain has gone on to capture the hearts of the nation. A columnist for The Times and a regular reporter for The One Show, Nadiya has also presented two of her own BBC cookery series to great acclaim with Nadiya's British Food Adventure reaching over 3 million viewers. Her next cookery series will air on BBC2 in summer 2019, accompanied by her brand new TV tie-in cookbook. Born in Luton to British Bangladeshi parents, Nadiya now lives in Milton Keynes with her husband, Abdal, and their three children. Her previous cookery titles include Nadiya's Kitchen, Nadiya's British Food Adventure and Nadiya's Family Favourites.
Nasser Hussain resigned from the English captaincy in 2003. He lives in Essex with his family.
Tony is a cartoonist for Private Eye, the Idler, The Times and many others, who has acquired something of a reputation for his passion for very bad jokes.
Ed Husain was an Islamist radical for five years in his late teens and early twenties. Having rejected extremism he travelled widely in the Middle East and worked for the British Council in Syria and Saudi Arabia. Husain received wide and various acclaim for The Islamist, which was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for political writing and the PEN/Ackerley Prize for literary autobiography, amongst others. He is a co-founder of the Quillium Foundation, Britain's first Muslim counter extremism think tank. He lives in London with his wife and daughter.
Gregg Hurwitz is the Sunday Times bestselling author of Orphan X and The Nowhere Man, the first Evan Smoak novels. He is also the author of You're Next, The Survivor, Tell No Lies and Don't Look Back. A graduate of Harvard and Oxford universities, he lives with his family in LA, where he also writes for the screen, TV and comics, including Wolverine and Batman.
Dan Hurley is an award-winning science journalist whose 2012 feature in The New York Times Magazine, "Can You Make Yourself Smarter?", was among the magazine's top-10 most-emailed articles of the year. Dan has also written on the subject of increasing intelligence for the Washington Post and Neurology Today. Over the past 20 years he has written hundreds of science articles for publications ranging from Wired and Men's Health to Psychology Today. Smarter is his fourth book. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and two children, where he has a secret identity as the 60-Second Novelist, writing people's life stories in under a minute.
Kameron Hurley currently hacks out a living as a marketing and advertising writer in Ohio. She’s lived in Fairbanks, Alaska; Durban, South Africa; and Chicago, but grew up in and around Washington State. Her personal and professional exploits have taken her all around the world. She spent much of her roaring 20’s traveling, pretending to learn how to box, and trying not to die spectacularly. Along the way, she justified her nomadic lifestyle by picking up degrees in history from the University of Alaska and the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Today she lives a comparatively boring life sustained by Coke Zero, Chipotle, low-carb cooking, and lots of words. She continues to work hard at not dying. Follow the fun at www.kameronhurley.com
Douglas Hurd is a politician, biographer and novelist who served in the governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major, as Minister for Europe (1979-83), Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1984-85), Home Secretary (1985-89) and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1989-95). His previous books include his Memoirs, Robert Peel: A Biography and, with Edward Young, Choose Your Weapons: The British Foreign Secretary - 200 Years of Argument, Success and Failure.
Stephen Hunter, film critic for the Washington Post and winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the American Society of Newspaper Editors Award for criticism, is the author of twelve novels. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
Professor John Hunter is a Consultant Physician at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge and a recognised authority on diseases of the gut including IBS, Crohn's disease and Colitis and is an expert on the subject of food allergy and intolerance. He has contributed over a hundred research papers to major medical journals including The Lancet and The British Medical Journal.
Norman Hunter was born in 1899 in Sydenham, London. After leaving school he became an advertising copywriter. He also began, in 1915, giving performances of conjuring. His first Professor Branestawm book was published in 1933. After living in South Africa, he returned to England in 1969 where he lived by the river at Staines until his death in 1995.
Dr Kurtz's first book, Demons and Madmen, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction in 2001. Robert D Hunter was named outstanding Teacher of the Year in 1997 and has served as a co-ordinator for a federal sex-offender treatment programme.
Evie Hunter is actually two authors Caroline McCall and Eileen Gormley who met at a creative writing workshop in 2010. On discovering that they shared a passion for erotic fiction, they became the best of friends. The Pleasures of Spring is the fourth in the Pleasures series of novels.
James Hunter is the author of a number of books on Scottish history, including Culloden and the Last Clansman, Scottish Exodus and Skye: The Island. He lives in Beauly, Inverness-shire.
Aislinn Hunter is the author of a novel, Stay; a collection of stories, What's Left Us; and two collections of poetry, Into the Early Hours and The Possible Past. The World Before Us is her first book of fiction in twelve years. After travelling to London and Edinburgh over the past few years to study for a PhD, Aislinn Hunter now lives and teaches in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Cara Hunter is the author of the Sunday Times bestselling crime novels Close to Home and In the Dark, featuring DI Adam Fawley and his Oxford-based police team. Close to Home was a Richard and Judy Book Club pick, and Cara's novels have sold more than half a million copies worldwide. Cara's third novel, No Way Out, is out soon. Cara Hunter lives in Oxford, on a street not unlike those featured in her books.
Ryan Hunter and Taige Jensen write and direct comedy for MTV, College Humor, Freemantle Media, Slate, Current TV, EUE Screen Gemes, Next New Networks, MyDamnChannel and Huffington Post Comedy/AOL. Their online channel POYKPAC has had 60 million views on Youtube and their video 'Hipster Olympics' received nearly 3 million hits. On average more than 2 million people a month visit their channel.
Chris Hunter joined the British Army in 1989 at sixteen. He was commissioned from Sandhurst at twenty-one and later qualified as a counter terrorist bomb disposal operator.He served with a number of specialist counter terrorism units and during his career deployed to numerous operational theatres, including the Balkans, Northern Ireland, Colombia, Afghanistan and Iraq. For his actions during his Iraq tour he was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal by HM Queen Elizabeth II.
Some say that his tears are adhesive, and that if he caught fire, he'd burn for a thousand days... all we know is, he's called The Stig.
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