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David Mitchell

Biography

David Mitchell

David Mitchell is the author of the international bestseller THE THOUSAND AUTUMNS OF JACOB DE ZOET, named a best book of the year by Time, The Washington Post, Financial Times, The New Yorker, The Globe and Mail, and The New York Times; Black Swan Green, which was selected as one of the 10 Best Books of the Year by Time; CLOUD ATLAS, which was a Man Booker Prize finalist; NUMBER9DREAM, which was short-listed for the Man Booker as well as the James Tait Black Memorial Prize; and GHOSTWRITTEN, awarded the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize for best book by a writer under thirty-five and short-listed for the Guardian First Book Award. Hailed as “the novelist who’s shown us fiction’s future” by The Washington Post, Mitchell was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time in 2007. He lives in Ireland with his wife and two children.

David Mitchell

Books by David Mitchell

by David Mitchell - Fiction, Literary, Literary Fiction, Satire, Science Fiction, Social Commentary, Supernatural, Supernatural Fiction

A vast, intricate novel that weaves six narratives and spans from 1984 to the 2030s about a secret war between a cult of soul-decanters and the small group of vigilantes who try to take them down. An up-all-night story that fluently mixes the supernatural, sci-fi, horror, social satire, and hearbreaking realism.

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.