Linda Grant

Linda Grant

Linda Grant was born in Liverpool on 15 February 1951, the child of Russian and Polish Jewish immigrants. She was educated at the Belvedere School (GDST), read English at the University of York, completed an M.A. in English at MacMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario and did further post-graduate studies at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, where she lived from 1977 to 1984. She now lives in London and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. website Fiction The Cast Iron Shore, Granta Books (London) 1995 When I Lived in Modern Times, Granta Books (London) 2000 Still Here, Little Brown May (London) 2002 The Clothes on Their Backs, Virago Press (London) 2008 We Had It So Good, Virago Press (London) 2011 Upstairs at the Party, Virago Press (London) 2014 The Dark Circle, Virago Press (London) 2016 A Stranger City , Virago Press (London) 2019 Non-Fiction Sexing the Millennium: A Political History of the Sexual Revolution. HarperCollins (London) 1993 Remind Me Who I Am, Again Granta Books (London) 1998 The People on the Street, a writer's view of Israel, Virago Press (London) 2006 The Thoughtful Dresser, Virago Press (London) 2009 Awards The Dark Circle Shortlisted for the Bailey's Prize for Fiction Jewish Quarterly Prize Longlisted Walter Scott prize for historical fiction The Clothes On Their Backs Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2008 Winner South Bank Show Award The People on the Street:A Writer's View of Israel Lettre Ulysses Prize for Literary Reportage Still Here Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2002 When I Lived in Modern Times Winner, Orange Prize for Fiction 2000 Shorlisted: Jewish Quarterly Prize, Encore Prize Remind Me Who I Am, Again Mind Book of the Year 1999 Age Concern Book of the Year 1999 The Cast Iron Shore David Higham First Novel Prize Shortlisted Guardian Fiction Prize
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