John Lanchester





John Lanchester

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born
in Hamburg, Germany
February 25, 1962

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John Lanchester is the author four novels and three books of non-fiction. He was born in Germany and moved to Hong Kong. He studied in UK. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker and was awarded the 2008 E.M. Forster Award. He lives in London.


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“The person doing the worrying experiences it as a form of love; the person being worried about experiences it as a form of control.”
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“The standard personality type for a writer is a shy megalomaniac.”
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“But knowing that you had gone wrong, and knowing how you had gone wrong, were not the same thing as knowing how to put it right.”
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