Biography

Lionel Shriver

Lionel Shriver is a novelist whose previous books include Orange Prize --- winner WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN, THE POST-BIRTHDAY WORLD, A PERFECTLY GOOD FAMILY, GAME CONTROL, DOUBLE FAULT, THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES, CHECKER AND THE DERAILLEURS and ORDINARY DECENT CRIMINALS. She is widely published as a journalist, writing features, columns, op-eds, and book reviews for the Guardian, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Economist, Marie Claire, and many other publications. She is frequently interviewed on television, radio, and in print media. She lives in London and Brooklyn, NY.

Lionel Shriver

Books by Lionel Shriver

by Lionel Shriver - Fiction

For Pandora, cooking is a form of love. But her husband, Fletcher, now spurns her “toxic” dishes and devotes hours each day to manic cycling. Then, when Pandora picks up her brother Edison at the airport, she doesn’t recognize him. In the years since they’ve seen one another, the once slim, hip New York jazz pianist has gained hundreds of pounds. After Edison has more than overstayed his welcome, Fletcher delivers his wife an ultimatum: It’s him or me.

by Lionel Shriver - Fiction

Lionel Shriver's new novel teases out the intimate relationship between terrorism and cults of personality, explores what makes certain people so magnetic, and reveals the deep frustrations of feeling overshadowed by a life-of-the-party who may not even be present.