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Charlotte Mendelson

UK flag (b.1972)

Charlotte Mendelson was born in 1972 and grew up in Oxford. Her first short story was published in New Writing 7 and broadcast on Radio 4. Her first novel was Love in Idleness; her second, Daughters of Jerusalem, won the Somerset Maugham award. She is a publisher and lives in London with her family. She has been short-listed for the Sunday Times Young Writer of The Year award.
Non fiction
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2008) : When We Were Bad
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2013) : Almost English

Charlotte Mendelson recommends
The Lessons (2010)
Naomi Alderman
"Witty, dark and compelling."

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