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Sylvain Neuvel

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Sylvain Neuvel dropped out of high school at age 15. Along the way, he has been a journalist, worked in soil decontamination, sold ice cream in California, and peddled furniture across Canada. He received a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Chicago. He taught linguistics in India, and worked as a software engineer in Montreal. He is also a certified translator, though he wishes he were an astronaut. He likes to tinker, dabbles in robotics and is somewhat obsessed with Halloween. He absolutely loves toys; his girlfriend would have him believe that he has too many, so he writes about aliens and giant robots as a blatant excuse to build action figures (for his son, of course).

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THE MIRROR MAN is about looking in the mirror and coming to terms with what you see. Jane Gilmartin’s cloning story is both profound and artfully contained. Locked in a closed space with our main character, we secretly watch him as he watches himself ...more
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Who would you be if you could be anyone? I can tell you I’d really like to be Charles Soule and have written this book. ANYONE is an intense, superbly crafted, edge of your seat thrill ride. I loved the execution: two slowly converging storylines tha ...more
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Bob Proehl brings striking realism to this extraordinary story, delving into the notion of otherness with nuance and complexity. With an ensemble cast of badass, cool-as-hell, and deeply human characters, The Nobody People is a super-fun ride and a t ...more
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“Family has a way of bringing out the worst in people. Every people.”
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“If you fall in love with someone, there’s a good chance the person won’t love you back. Hatred, though, is usually mutual. If you despise someone, it’s pretty much a given they’re also not your biggest fan.”
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“It would make things easier for both of us, especially for you, if we could forgo the part of this conversation where you take me for a complete idiot...”
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Dustin Greetings, Sylvain!

I hope all's well with you and yours.:)

Thank you for accepting our friendship, much appreciated. I am very much looking forward to reading your work-- Sleeping Giants sounds AMAZING!

Have a great weekend and happy Memorial Day, man!


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