Laura Spinney was born in Yorkshire in 1971 and graduated from Durham University with a degree in Natural Sciences. As a science journalist, her writing has appeared in the New Scientist, The Guardian, Nature, The Economist and The Daily Telegraph among others. Her first novel THE DOCTOR was published in 2001. Fourth Estate published THE QUICK in 2007. She lives in Paris and London.
Her latest book, Pale Rider, a non-fiction history of the Spanish Flu, was published by Jonathan Cape in June 2017
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