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David Mitchell

Biography

David Mitchell

David Mitchell is the award-winning and bestselling author of THE THOUSAND AUTUMNS OF JACOB DE ZOET, BLACK SWAN GREEN, CLOUD ATLAS, NUMBER9DREAM and GHOSTWRITTEN. Twice shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Mitchell was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME magazine in 2007. With KA Yoshida, Mitchell co-translated from the Japanese the international bestselling memoir, THE REASON I JUMP. He lives in Ireland with his wife and two children.

David Mitchell

Books by David Mitchell

by David Mitchell - Dystopian, Fiction, Science Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Following a terrible fight with her mother over her boyfriend, 15-year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on her family and her old life. Now, as she wanders deeper into the English countryside, visions and coincidences reorder her reality until they assume the aura of a nightmare brought to life. For Holly has caught the attention of a cabal of dangerous mystics --- and their enemies. But her lost weekend is merely the prelude to a shocking disappearance that leaves her family irrevocably scarred.

written by Naoki Higashida , translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell - Memoir, Nonfiction

Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart and self-aware 13-year-old boy with autism, THE REASON I JUMP demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Using an alphabet grid to painstakingly construct words, sentences and thoughts that he is unable to speak out loud, Naoki answers even the most delicate questions that people want to know. He shares his unique point of view on not only autism but life itself.

by David Mitchell - Fantasy, Fiction, Historical , Historical Fiction

In his captivating third novel, David Mitchell erases the boundaries of language, genre and time to offer a meditation on humanity’ s dangerous will to power, and where it may lead us.