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About the Author
Born in London, Annette Kobak studied modern languages at Cambridge University and creative writing at the University of East Anglia. She has written an acclaimed biography of the nineteenth-century traveler Isabelle Eberhardt and translated her novel Vagabond from the French. She presented the series The Art of Travel on BBC Radio 4 and reviews travel books and fiction for the New York Times Book Review and The Times Literary Supplement. She is currently the editor of the magazine The Cut.