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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 dramatisations of Freud’s iconic case studies, Dora, and The Wolfman. Levy has written for The Royal Shakespeare Company, and her pioneering theatre writing is collected in Levy: Plays 1. Deborah Levy is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Literature.