About the Author
Louise Doughty is an award-winning English novelist, a playwright, a journalist, and a bestselling author. She has written eight novels, a work of nonfiction, and five plays for radio. She was a former judge for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction and a columnist for the Daily Telegraph. Doughty now lives in London where she currently reviews books for The Observer, The Guardian, and BBC Radio 4’s Saturday Review.