James Meek was born in London in 1962 and grew up in Dundee. Hi snovel The People’s Act of Love (2005) won the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, the SAC Book of the Year Award, was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize and has been published in more than thirty countries. His novel We Are Now Beginning our Descent (2008) won the Prince Maurice Prize. He is the author of three other novels, The Museum of Doubt (2000), We Are Now Beginning Our Descent (2008) and The Heart Broke In (2012), two collections of short stories, and a work of non-fiction based on columns written in the London Review of Books: Private Island (2015), for which he won the Orwell Prize. His latest work, Dreams of Leaving and Remaining, explores a nation divided by the approach of Brexit, and will be published by Verso in March 2019.
James lives in Norwich.
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