Max Porter is an English writer, formerly a bookseller and editor. Porter’s first novel, Grief Is the Thing with Feathers won numerous literary prizes and was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and the Goldsmiths Prize. Translation rights for the book have been sold to twenty-nine territories. Porter’s second novel Lanny is a stunning combination of prose, fairytale and poetry with themes of childhood, imagination, parenting and art. Lanny is set to be adapted into a film.
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