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Alex Rühle (Author) Alex Rühle was born in 1969, and went on to study Comparative Literature, French, Theology and Philosophy in Munich, Paris and Berlin. He is a renowned journalist and works as a culture editor for Süddeutsche Zeitung. He lives in Munich with his family. Axel Scheffler (Illustrator) Axel Scheffler is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed illustrator of some of the most well-loved children’s books, including The Gruffalo. His books have been published in many languages and his work has been exhibited all around the world.
Jonathan Rée is a freelance philosopher and historian. His previous books include Philosophical Tales, Proletarian Philosophers and I See a Voice.
Pauline Réage is the pseudonym of Anne Desclos, a French journalist and novelist. Story of O was first published in 1954, to much controversy and speculation as to the identity of the author. Desclos publicly admitted that she was the author of Story of O forty years after it was first published. She died in 1998.
Richard Atkinson (Author) Richard Atkinson Richard Atkinson is a long-time contributor to Doctor Who books and the Doctor Who magazine and worked on the launch of Doctor Who – The Complete History. Mike Tucker (Author) Mike Tucker is an author specialising in books for children and young adults, and has written several original ‘Doctor Who’ novels, a number of ‘Merlin’ novelisations, and original fiction for other shared universes. He has also co-written numerous factual books relating to film and television, including a history of the BBC’s Visual Effects Department, ‘Impossible Worlds’ (a look at the concept art of ‘Doctor Who’) and the TARDIS Instruction Manual. Alongside his writing, Mike is a BAFTA winning Visual Effects Designer, and his company - The Model Unit - has been responsible for miniature effects sequences for programmes such as ‘Doctor Who’, ‘Red Dwarf’ and ‘Good Omens.’ Bibliography 0 Gavin Rymill (Illustrator) Gavin Rymill is a digital artist specialising in 3D visualisation and digital sculpting for 3D printing. Since 2006 he has contributed to Doctor Who DVD cover artwork and supplied Doctor Who Magazine covers amongst other product artwork. Since 2013, he has been supplying sculpts for the Doctor Who Figurine collection for 3D printing as figurines.
Danièle Ryman was born in Cahors, France, and at the age of twenty discovered her vocation when she met the pioneer of aromatherapy, Marguerite Maury. After years of training, she came to Britain to run the Maguerite Maury Clinic in London. She has been practicing for twenty-one years and specialises in skin problems. A regular participant in Cosmopolitan's Health Workshops, Danièle has also contributed to several alternative health books and broadcasts frequently on television.
Gilbert Ryle was Waynflete Professor of Metaphysical Philosophy at the University of Oxford between 1945 and 1968 and editor of 'Mind' from 1947 to 1971. He died in 1976. Eminent philosopher and cognitive scientist Daniel C. Dennett is the authorof Darwin's Dangerous Idea.
Sarah Ryle works in Tesco’s Corporate Affairs team. She read history at Oxford University and trained as a journalist on a local evening newspaper in Bath. She was a business and economics reporter at the Guardian for two years, and retail correspondent and consumer affairs correspondent at the Observer for eight years. She lives in London.
Pernille Rygg was born in 1963. She has studied history and ethnology, for several years worked as a set painter for film companies and for the Norwegian Broadcasting Company. She is also the author of The Butterfly Effect.
Sean Ryder was a founding member and lead singer of both the Happy Mondays and Black Grape. He is now a solo artist. He lives in Salford with his wife Joanne and their children.
Charles Rycroft was born in 1914 and was educated at Wellington College and Trinity College, Cambridge. He went into private practice as a psychoanalyst in 1947 and from 1956 to 1968 was a part-time Consultant in Psychotherapy at the Tavistock Clinic. He wrote many key books on psychoanalysis including 'Anxiety and Neurosis' (1968) and 'Psychoanalysis and Beyond' (1985). He died in 1998.
Timothy W. Ryback is the co-founder of the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation at Leiden University in The Netherlands. His previous books include the highly acclaimed Hitler's Private Library: The Books that Shaped his Life, which has been translated into more than twenty languages and was described by Ian Kershaw as ‘elegantly written, meticulously researched, fascinating’, and The Last Survivor: Legacies of Dachau, which was a New York Times Notable Book for 2000. He has been involved with several institutions dealing with international affairs and served as a lecturer in History and Literature at Harvard University. He has also written for the Atlantic, the New Yorker and the New York Times. He and his wife reside in Paris.
Catherine Ryan Hyde is the author of more than 15 novels including Pay it Forward (which was made into a film starring Kevin Spacey and Helen Hunt) and the bestselling Love in the Present Tense. Catherine lives in California. For more information on Catherine Ryan Hyde and her books, see her website at www.catherineryanhyde.com
Donal Ryan is from Nenagh in County Tipperary. He is the award-winning author of four novels and one short story collection. A former civil servant, Donal lectures in Creative Writing at the University of Limerick. He lives with his wife Anne Marie and their two children.
Chris Ryan was born near Newcastle in 1961. He joined the SAS in 1984. During his ten years he was involved in overt and covert operations and was also Sniper team commander of the anti-terrorist team. During the Gulf War, Chris was the only member of an eight-man team to escape from Iraq, of which three colleagues were killed and four captured. It was the longest escape and evasion in the history of the SAS. For this he was awarded the Military Medal. For his last two years he was selecting and training potential recruits for the SAS.
Rob Ryan studied Fine Art at Trent Polytechnic and Printmaking at the Royal College of Art. After several years as a painter, he began creating papercuts and screenprints which led to collaborations with Paul Smith, Liberty, Fortnum and Mason and many others. He has exhibited in London and internationally and has a shop, Ryantown, on Columbia Road, London. He is the author of This Is For You, A Sky Full of Kindness, The Invisible Kingdom and The Kingdom Revealed.
Anna Ryan is the pseudonym for an Emmy-award winning investigative journalist. This is her first stand alone novel though, under her Hank Phillipi Ryan name, she has previously won five Agathas, two Anthonys, two Macavitys, the Daphne, and the Mary Higgins Clark Award.
Michaela Ryan is a freelance writer and journalist who has contributed to various women's and health publications. She was inspired to write this book after her own experience of trying to conceive. Her pregnancy occurred immediately after she made some significant emotional changes in her life. Michaela grew up in Melbourne, has lived in Japan for a year and speaks Japanese and French. She is now the mother of a beautiful little boy.
Robin Ryan is one of America's foremost career authorities and bestselling author of five books. She appears regularly on TV and radio programmes and contributes to a number of publications including Newsweek, Glamour, Business Week, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, New York Times and Los Angeles Times. She is a highly sought after speaker and has been a licensed vocational counsellor for nearly 30 years.
Tom Ryan was an editor until 2007, when he sold his newspaper and moved to the White Mountains of New Hampshire, where he hikes and writes. In the last five years Ryan has climbed more than 450 4,000-foot peaks.
ALAN RYAN was born in London in 1940 and taught for many years at Oxford, where he was a Fellow of New College and Reader in Politics. He was Professor of Politics at Princeton from 1988 to 1996, when he returned to Oxford to become Warden of New College and Professor of Political Theory until his retirement in 2009. His previous books include The Philosophy of John Stuart Mill, Bertrand Russell: A Political Life and John Dewey and the High Tide of American Liberalism. He is a Fellow of the British Academy.
With nearly 400,000 listeners, Gerry Ryan is Ireland's favourite radio presenter.
Dominika Minarovic (Author) Dominika Minarovic is a natural beauty lover, DIY expert and natural skincare formulator. She co-founded Clean Beauty Co with Elsie Rutterford, a natural beauty brand based out of London, empowering individuals to take control of what they put on their skin. Before stepping into beauty, Dominika worked in digital advertising and knows more about ad tech than she cares to share. The brand regularly appears in the pages of the Evening Standard, Red Magazine, In Style and the Daily Mail and she also co-hosts annual event Clean Cult. She grew up in Australia and Hong Kong, but currently lives in London. Elsie Rutterford (Author) Elsie Rutterford is co-founder of Clean Beauty Co, a natural beauty brand born out of a need for non-toxic beauty products that don't compromise on quality. Before starting Clean Beauty Co, Elsie worked in advertising, specialising in digital media. She is a natural skincare formulator, a self-confessed beauty junkie, and a food fanatic. She's based in London where she also co-hosts annual beauty event Clean Cult.
Tony Rutigliano and Benson Smith are leading consultants for Gallup's Sales Force Effectiveness Practice.
Ianthe Ruthven is a photographer specialising in architecture, interiors and landscape. Her work has appeared in numerous books and magazines including Architectural Digest, Art and Antiques, Country Homes & Interiors and World of Interiors. Her previous books include The Irish Home and The Scottish House. She has had three exhibitions in at the National Theatre in London, including A London Bestiary (2010) where many of the images in this book originally appeared.
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