Lionel Shriver

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Full name: Margaret Ann Shriver

Area of interest: Society (esp. family issues & parenting, womens's issues), contemporary culture, US culture & politics

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian

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Website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/lionelshriver

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Representation: InkWell Management | http://www.casarotto.co.uk/client/lionel-shriver-12159

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Education: Columbia University: Russian and English

Career: Taught English in New York; reported on the Troubles in Belfast for 12 years; published six novels before achieving popular and critical acclaim for the novel We Need to Talk About Kevin; has written a column for The Guardian since 2005

Current position/role: columnist

  • also writes/has written for: The Wall Street Journal, The Economist and the Philadelphia Enquirer

Other roles/Main role: journalist and author

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Broadcast media: Appearances on BBC2’s Late Review panel

Video: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2651543

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Awards/Honours: Winner of the Orange Prize For Fiction, 2005 for ‘We need to talk about Kevin’

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Other: married to jazz drummer Jeff Williams

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Latest work: So much for that: a novel OCLC 419855931, April 2010. Reviewed here in The Sunday Times by Tom Devenson

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Current debate:BBC Radio 4, Woman's Hour: Jenni Murray speaks to Lionel Shriver and to Valerie Sinason an analyst who works with children and adults, specialising in trauma about the impact of ‘We need to talk about Kevin’ on psychoanalysts and psychotherapists working with abused and abusing children, 9th January 2008 (audio)

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Remit/Info: Society (esp. family issues & parenting, women's issues), contemporary culture, US culture & politics

Section: Comment

Role: Columnist

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Website: Guardian.co / Lionel Shriver

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Regularity: Infrequent

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