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Jean-Dominique Bauby was born in France in 1952. He attended school in Paris. After working as a journalist for a number of years, Bauby became the editor-in-chief of Elle magazine in Paris in 1991.

On December 8, 1995 he had a stroke which left him with the condition known as locked-in syndrome. Bauby died on March 9, 1997. He was the father of two children, Theophile and Celeste.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Jean-dominique Bauby

The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly - Fourth Estate 25th anniversary edition by Jean-dominique Bauby
The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly - Fourth Estate 25th anniversary edition
Jean-dominique Bauby
When a book is ‘written’ by a paralysed man flickering one eyelid, it might seem that the fact of writing is more remarkable than the book itself. Not when that book is The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2009
The Diving-bell and the Butterfly by Jean-dominique Bauby
The Diving-bell and the Butterfly
Jean-dominique Bauby
When a book is ‘written’ by a paralysed man flickering one eyelid, it might seem that the fact of writing is more remarkable than the book itself. Not when that book is The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly.
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 05/02/2007
The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-dominique Bauby
The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly
Jean-dominique Bauby
When a book is ‘written’ by a paralysed man flickering one eyelid, it might seem that the fact of writing is more remarkable than the book itself. Not when that book is The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2002

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