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Olivia Laing - Author


Olivia Laing's first book, To the River, was described as 'sublime' by the Times, 'magical' by the Telegraph and 'deeply intelligent' by the Literary Review. It was a book of the year in the Evening Standard, Independent and Financial Times and was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize and the Dolman Travel Book of the Year. Olivia is the former Deputy Books Editor of the Observer and writes for a variety of publications, including the Observer, New Statesman, Guardian and Times Literary Supplement. She's a 2011 MacDowell Fellow, and has received awards from the Arts Council and the Authors' Foundation.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Olivia Laing

The Trip to Echo Spring Why Writers Drink by Olivia Laing
The Trip to Echo Spring Why Writers Drink
Olivia Laing
Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award 2013. Beautiful, captivating and original, The Trip to Echo Spring strips away the myth of the alcoholic writer to reveal the terrible price creativity can exert.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2013

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