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Naomi Alderman


UK flag (b.1974)

Naomi Alderman is a British author and novelist. Born in in London, she was educated at South Hampstead High School and Lincoln College, Oxford where she read philosophy, politics and economics. She then went on to study creative writing at the University of East Anglia before becoming a novelist.

She was the lead writer for Perplex City at Mind Candy from 2004 through June, 2007. Her father is Geoffrey Alderman, a well-known professor of Anglo-Jewish history.
 

Genres: Science Fiction, Mystery
 

Series contributed to
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Non fiction
   Zombies, Run! (2016) (with Six to Start)
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Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2006) : Disobedience
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book winner (2017) : The Power
Women's Prize For Fiction Best Novel winner (2017) : The Power


Naomi Alderman recommends
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So We Look to the Sky (2021)
Misumi Kubo
"Wonderful . . . Has both the sensuous power and the humor of a dream. . . . . Reminiscent of Han Kang's The Vegetarian."
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Sea of Tranquility (2022)
Emily St. John Mandel
"It is heaven to be immersed in the waters of St John Mandel's imagination, she is always able to see past the present moment to the futures it contains and the past that informed it. Her perspective is so wise, so graceful, so rich and - despite everything - comforting. I loved Sea of Tranquility."

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