John Lanchester


Born
in Hamburg, Germany
February 25, 1962

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John Lanchester is the author of 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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Capital

3.70 avg rating — 11,886 ratings — published 2012 — 47 editions
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The Wall

3.62 avg rating — 6,449 ratings — published 2019 — 25 editions
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The Debt to Pleasure

3.75 avg rating — 2,344 ratings — published 1996 — 35 editions
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I.O.U.: Why Everyone Owes E...

3.99 avg rating — 2,083 ratings — published 2009 — 35 editions
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Fragrant Harbor

3.77 avg rating — 1,424 ratings — published 2002 — 8 editions
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Mr. Phillips

3.27 avg rating — 1,023 ratings — published 2000 — 24 editions
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How to Speak Money: What th...

3.78 avg rating — 777 ratings — published 2014 — 20 editions
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Family Romance: A Love Story

3.85 avg rating — 298 ratings — published 2007 — 14 editions
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What We Talk about When We ...

4.06 avg rating — 161 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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3.84 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 2017
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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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