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Naomi Alderman


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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.
 

Awards: Women's Prize (2017)  see all

Genres: Science Fiction, Mystery, Thriller
 
New and upcoming books
Novels
   Disobedience (2006)
   The Lessons (2010)
   The Liars' Gospel (2012)
   The Power (2016)
   The Future (2023)
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Collections
   Marple (2022) (with others)
   A Cage Went in Search of a Bird (2024) (with others)
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Novellas and Short Stories
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Non fiction show
 
Naomi Alderman recommends
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The Husbands (2024)
Holly Gramazio
"Brilliant, hilarious, surprising."
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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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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."

Books containing stories by Naomi Alderman
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A Cage Went in Search of a Bird (2024)
Ten Kafkaesque Stories
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Thirteen Doctors 13 Stories (2019)
(Doctor Who)
edited by
Naomi Alderman
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Jews vs Aliens (2016)
(Jews Vs, book 1)
edited by
Rebecca Levene and Lavie Tidhar

More books 


Awards
2017 Women's Prize For Fiction : The Power
2013 Granta Best of Young British Novelists
2007 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award : Disobedience

Award nominations
2009 BBC National Short Story Prize (nominee) : Other People's Gods


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