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Laura Barnett - Author


Laura Barnett is a writer, journalist and theatre critic. She has been on staff at the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph, and writes for a number of national newspapers and magazines. Laura was born in 1982 in south London, where she now lives with her husband. She studied Spanish and Italian at Cambridge University, and newspaper journalism at City University, London.

Her first non-fiction book, Advice from the Players - a compendium of advice for actors - is published by Nick Hern Books. Laura has previously published short stories, for which she has won several awards. The Versions of Us is her first novel and has sold in 24 countries, with television rights optioned by Trademark Films. Laura is currently working on her second novel Greatest Hits.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Laura Barnett

Greatest Hits by Laura Barnett
Reader Reviewed Greatest Hits
Laura Barnett
A powerfully lyrical day-in-the-life portrait of a successful singer-songwriter reflecting on the ebbs and flows of her life as she prepares her Greatest Hits release after long absence from the industry. Cass Wheeler has been a massive music star since...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017
The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett
Reader Reviewed The Versions of Us
Laura Barnett
Spanning the lives of a couple (and their friends, lovers and family) over several decades from Cambridge undergraduates to old age with an affection for the characters that drips off the page, we follow the subtle (and at times frustrating...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/12/2015
The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett
Reader Reviewed The Versions of Us
Laura Barnett
One of our Books of the Year 2015. June 2015 Debut of the Month. In all likelihood this summer’s big hit, and deservedly so,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/05/2015

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