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E. Lockhart

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E. Lockhart is the author of Genuine Fraud, We Were Liars, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, The Boyfriend List and several other novels.

website: www.emilylockhart.com
Liars site: www.wewereliars.com
blog: www.theboyfriendlist.com
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E. Lockhart Some characters just come into my imagination with a name attached and it never changes. Others I name and re-name, looking for the right fit. For Fra…moreSome characters just come into my imagination with a name attached and it never changes. Others I name and re-name, looking for the right fit. For Frankie Laundau-Banks, I wanted her to have a gender-neutral or boyish sounding name, and then a hyphenated surname to show two sides of her background. Landau is a surname some people would perceive as Jewish while others would not. I liked that ambiguity given how protestant her school is. Banks is the most conservative-sounding name I could think of -- the name of the father in Mary Poppins. (less)
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“Be a little kinder than you have to.”
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“Do not accept an evil you can change.”
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“Someone once wrote that a novel should deliver a series of small astonishments. I get the same thing spending an hour with you.”
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“What if we could stop being different colors, different backgrounds, and just be in love?”
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