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J.G. Ballard

Various Contributors

‘The warmest companion with the coldest vision of where Humanity might head.’

Hari Kunzru

Hari Kunzru was born in 1969 and grew up in Essex near junction 26 of the M25. Later he took degrees in literature and philosophy, and did ‘the usual rubbish jobs’ while trying to get a book published. His journalism has appeared in the Guardian, Wired, ID, the Economist and the London Review of Books. In 1999 he was named Observer Young Travel Writer of the Year. He is the author of the novels The Impressionist (2002), Transmission (2004) and My Revolutions (2007), Gods Without Men (2011) and the story collection Noise (2005).      

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Hanif Kureishi

Hanif Kureishi grew up in Kent and studied philosophy at King’s College London. He was chosen as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists in 1993. His novels include The Buddha of Suburbia, which won the 1990 Whitbread Award for First Novel, The Black Album, Intimacy and The Last Word. He has been appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and is a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. His next book, What Happened?, a collection of essays and stories, is published in 2019.

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Philip Gwyn Jones

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Jonathan Lethem

John Lethem is the author of seven novels, including You Don’t Love Me Yet, a book of essays, The Disappointment Artist, and the short-story collection, Men and Cartoons. His eighth novel, Chronic City, was published in October 2009.

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