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About the Author
Deborah Levy is the author of seven novels, including Beautiful Mutants, Swallowing Geography, The Unloved, Billy and Girl, Swimming Home and Hot Milk , and two volumes of memoir, Things I Don’t Want to Know and The Cost of Living . Both Swimming Home and Hot Milk were shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Her short story collection, Black Vodka , was nominated for the International Frank O’Connor short story award and was broadcast on BBC Radio 4, as were her acclaimed dramatizations of Freud’s iconic case studies, Dora , and The Wolfman.Levy has written for The Royal Shakespeare Company, and her pioneering theater writing is collected in Levy: Plays 1 . Deborah Levy is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Literature.