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Andrew Lane (Author) Andrew Lane has written more than 30 books in various genres - fiction and non-fiction, adult and Young Adult, crime and science fiction. Most recently he has been responsible for the internationally successful Young Sherlock Holmes series of novels (8 and counting) while the first book in his new Crusoe series will be published this year. His first novel was a licensed Doctor Who book - the Seventh Doctor novel Lucifer Rising - and he also writes Doctor Who audio dramas for Big Finish Productions.
Randall Lane is the editor of Forbes and the author of The Zeroes: My Misadventures in the Decade Wall Street Went Insane. Since 1917, Forbes has provided leaders with strategic insight and information. It is the largest business magazine in the world, with 6.1 million readers in the United States and more than thirty international editions.
Lizzie Lane was born and brought up in one of the toughest areas of Bristol, as the eldest of three siblings. Her mother, who had endured both the depression and war years, was a natural born storyteller, and it's from her telling of actual experiences of the tumultuous first half of the twentieth century that Lizzie gets her inspiration. Lizzie now lives in Bath, preferring to lead a simple life where she can write without interruption.
Melissa Lane teaches politics at Princeton University, and previously taught for fifteen years at Cambridge University. She is also a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. The Times Literary Supplement said that in her book Eco-Republic 'Lane succeeds wonderfully not only in separating the useful in Plato from the useless, but also in demonstrating that the useful contains a surprising amount of what we need if we are to survive.'
Carla Lane (Author) Carla Lane was best known as the creator of the BBC TV comedy Bread. She also wrote Butterflies and, along with friend and fellow scriptwriter Myra Taylor, co-wrote and created The Liver Birds. Myra Taylor (Author) Myra Taylor was a Liverpudlian scriptwriter who, along with Carla Lane, wrote and created The Liver Birds. She also wrote Divided We Stand and was one of a team of scriptwriters on Bless This House.
Robin Lane Fox is Emeritus Fellow of New College, Oxford, and was until 2014 Reader in Ancient History in Oxford University. He is the author of Pagans and Christians (1986), The Unauthorised Version (1992) and many books on classical history, including Alexander the Great (1973), The Classical World (2005) and Travelling Heroes (2008), all of which have been widely translated. He has been the gardening correspondent of the Financial Times since 1970.
The authors of this book have been using astrology to pre-judge and persecute men for years. Both being fire signs, they are always right and never wrong. Adele Lang is the author of four other books and is the astrologer for J17, Marie Claire and Heat. Susi Rajah works as a writer and designer, and is also an award-winning advertising art director and copywriter.
Suzanne Lang (Author) Suzanne Lang produces, develops and writes for children's television. She is a producer for Nickelodeon international's animated-shorts program and previously worked for Cartoon Network. Suzanne loves animals (especially cats and monkeys) and chocolate (especially with praline filling.) Max Lang (Illustrator) Max Lang is an animation director, storyboard artist, character designer, and illustrator. He codirected the film adaptation of The Gruffalo, which was nominated for an Oscar and a BAFTA, as well as the Oscar-nominated adaptation of Room on the Broom, which has won numerous awards, including an International Emmy, a BAFTA, and the Cristal for Best TV Production. Suzanne and Max live in England with their daughter and a trouble-prone cat.
Tim Lang is Professor of Food Policy at the Centre for Food Policy, City University of London, which he founded in 1994 and directed until 2016. For the last 25 years he has researched, written and lectured on the role of policy in shaping and responding to the food system, particularly in relation to health, environment, social justice, the political economy and consumer culture. He previously spent seven years as a hill farmer, an experience which has shaped his work ever since.
Bafta nominee Sean Langan is a British journalist and documentary filmmaker. He works in dangerous and volatile situations; environments noted for war, conflict and civil unrest, from Latin America to Iraq to Zimbabwe, and most recently from Afghanistan where he made the award winning films 'Fighting the Taliban' and 'Meeting the Taliban' in 2007. In March 2008, whilst working on a film for Channel 4, Sean Langan was kidnapped in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region, by a group associated with the Taliban after trying to make contact with Al-Qaeda's second in command. He was freed three months later (21st June 2008) after his family had negotiated his release
Helen Langdon was born in Yorkshire. She has worked for the education department at the National Gallery, British Museum and National Portrait Gallery. As well as writing studies of Salvator Rosa and Claude Lorrain, she is editor of the Italian Renaissance and Baroque sections of the Macmillan Dictionary of Art.
William Langewiesche is an author and journalist. He is currently Vanity Fair's international correspondent, having made his name writing for Atlantic Monthly. His strong, evocative prose is used to devastating effect on a range of issues. Before embarking on a writing career he worked as a pilot for fifteen years from the age of 18. He has been termed one of the leading writers of The New New Journalism, a group of writers who have secured a place at the centre of contemporary American literature, as Tom Wolfe and The New Journalism did in the sixties. John Banville's novels include The Book of Evidence, The Sea, and The Infinities. The Infinities will be publlished next month.
Martin Langfield is the former East Coast Bureau Chief of Reuters in New York. <I>The Malice Box</I> is his first novel.
Sarah Langford has been a practising barrister since 2006, both in London and around the country, principally in criminal and family law. She studied English at the University of the West of England. She worked as a barmaid, legal secretary and note-taking clerk before completing a law conversion, in which she gained a distinction. She was awarded a scholarship from Gray's Inn of Court and went on to train as a barrister. She lives with her husband and two small boys in London and Suffolk.
H. Rider Haggard (Author) H. Rider Haggard (1856 - 1925) was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the Lost World literary genre. He was also involved in agricultural reform throughout the British Empire. His stories, written towards the end of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential.
Born in about 1332 in Shropshire, the son of a small Oxfordshire landholder, William Langland trained to be a priest but due to the death of his patrons he only took Minor Orders and was unable to advance in the Church. He wandered a good deal in England and lived an unconventional life, constantly writing verse. He died at the end of the century.
Lee Langley is the author of nine highly praised novels including Changes of Address (shortlisted for the Hawthornden Prize) and Persistent Rumours (winner of a Commonwealth Writers' prize). Her most recent book was A Conversation on the Quai Voltaire, a volume of short stories, poetry and journalism. Her adaptation 'The Tenth Man', based on a Graham Greene story, was made into an award-winning movie starring Anthony Hopkins and Derek Jacobi. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and lives in London.
Laura Langston (Author) A former broadcast journalist, Laura Langston writes for both children and adults. Her children's titles include The Fox's Kettle, shortlisted for the Governor General's Award, and Pay Dirt, shortlisted for both the Silver Birch and Red Cedar Awards. She lives on Vancouver Island in Canada with her husband and two children. Mile-High Apple Pie is Laura's first book for Random House. Lindsey Gardiner (Illustrator) Lindsey Gardiner was a finalist in the 2007 Richard and Judy Children's Book Awards for her illustrations in Poppy and Max and the Fashion Show. She completed her degree in Printed Textiles at Dundee University, and went on to do an MA at Winchester School of Art. She wrote her first book, Here Come Poppy and Max, whilst still at college. Lindsey is the author of a number of picture books for Random House, including Mile High Apple Pie and Dan and Diesel and is the illustrator of We Want a Pet!.
Richard M Langworth has been editor since 1982 of The Churchill Centre's journal Finest Hour and its other publications, and author of A Connoisseur's Guide to the Books of Sir Winston Churchill. He founded The Churchill Centre in 1968, was its president from 1990 to 1999, and has been chairman of its Board of Trustees since 2000.
Jaron Lanier is a philosopher and computer scientist who has spent his career pushing the transformative power of modern technology to its limits. From coining the term 'Virtual Reality' and creating the world's first immersive avatars to developing cutting-edge medical imaging and surgical techniques, Lanier is one of the premier designers and engineers at work today. Linked with UC Berkeley and Microsoft, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the IEEE in 2009. A musician with a collection of over 700 instruments, he has been recognised by Encyclopedia Britannica (but certainly not Wikipedia) as one of history's 300 or sogreatest inventors and named one of the top one hundred public intellectuals in the world by Prospect and Foreign Policy.
Joyce Lankester Brisley (1896 - 1978) wrote and drew books from an early age; she had her first fairy story published in a children's paper at the age of thirteen. She studied at art school and, when she was twenty, had pictures hung in the Royal Academy. The Milly-Molly-Mandy series became her most well-loved and famous creation.
STACEY LANNERT was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1972. In 1992 she was convicted of murder in the first degree and sentenced to life in prison. On January 10, 2009, she was released. She is currently working and living in St. Louis, where she trains dogs, teaches, and has founded Healing Sisters, a resource website and non-profit agency that raises awareness about sexual abuse.
Dan Abnett is a multiple New York Times best-selling novelist. He is the fan-favourite author of over thirty Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000 novels, and has sold nearly three million copies in over a dozen languages. He has also written novels for franchises such as Torchwood, Primeval and Doctor Who. When he's not being a novelist, he writes screenplays and video games, and he has written some of the most famous superhero comics in the world, including Iron Man, Thor and The Guardians of the Galaxy at Marvel, and Superman, Batman, The Legion of Superheroes, and Wonder Woman at DC Comics. Dragon Frontier is his first book for younger readers.
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