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Sigrid Rausing

Biography

Sigrid Rausing

Sigrid Rausing is the editor of Granta magazine and the publisher of Granta Books. She is the author of two previous books: HISTORY, MEMORY, AND IDENTITY IN POST-SOVIET ESTONIA, and EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL, which was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize. She has a PhD in Anthropology from University College London, and is an Honorary Fellow of the London School of Economics and St Antony’s College, Oxford. She lives in London with her husband, film and theatre producer Eric Abraham.

Sigrid Rausing

Books by Sigrid Rausing

by Sigrid Rausing - Memoir, Nonfiction

In the summer of 2012, a woman named Eva was found dead in the London townhouse she shared with her husband, Hans K. Rausing. The couple had struggled with drug addiction for years, often under the glare of tabloid headlines. Now, Hans’ sister, the editor and publisher Sigrid Rausing, tries to make sense of what happened. In MAYHEM, she asks the difficult questions those close to the world of addiction must face. Who can help the addict, consumed by a shaming hunger, a need beyond control? And who can help their families, so implicated in the self-destruction of the addict?