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Julie’s Life

Emmanuel Carrère & Darcy Padilla

Translated by Linda Coverdale

Emmanuel Carrère

Emmanuel Carrère is a novelist, film-maker, journalist and biographer. His books include Limonov, Lives Other Than My Own, The Adversary and My Life as a Russian Novel.

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Darcy Padilla

Darcy Padilla is a photographer, journalist and lecturer. Her honours include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, Open Society Institute and the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography. Padilla’s recent book, Family Love, follows Julie Baird and her family for 21 years – an intimate story of poverty, Aids and social issues.

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Translated by Linda Coverdale

Linda Coverdale has translated over eighty books, including works by Marguerite Duras, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Roland Barthes and Marie Darrieussecq. A Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, she has won the 2006 Scott Moncrieff Prize, the MLA Aldo & Jeanne Scaglione Literary Translation Prize and the 2004 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

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