Lionel Shriver


Nationality: American

A widely-published journalist, Lionel Shriver is the author of 11 novels, including the New York Times bestsellers So Much for That (a finalist for the 2010 National Book Award and the Wellcome Trust Book Prize) and The Post-Birthday World (Entertainment Weekly’s 2007 Book of the Year).  Winner of the 2005 Orange Prize, the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin was adapted for a feature film by Lynne Ramsay in 2011. Lionel Shriver won the BBC National Short Story award in 2014. Her twelfth novel, The Mandibles: A Family, 2029–2047, is published in 2016 and her work has been translated into 28 languages.

Jurnalis yang karyanya telah diterbitkan di seluruh dunia, Lionel Shriver adalah penulis 11 novel, termasuk New York Times ‘bestsellers’ So Much for That (finalis penghargaan 2010 National Book Award dan Wellcome Trust Book Prize) dan The Post-Birthday World (Entertainment Weekly Book of the Year tahun 2007). Penulis We Need to Talk About Kevin yang selain laku keras, juga memenangkan 2005 Orange Prize, dan telah diadaptasi menjadi sebuah film arahan Lynne Ramsay di tahun 2011. Lionel Shriver memenangkan BBC National Short Story Award di tahun 2014. Novel karyanya yang ke-12, The Mandibles: A Family, 2029 – 2047 akan diterbitkan di tahun 2016 dan karyanya telah diterjemahkan ke dalam 28 bahasa.

Appearing In

Special Event: Talking Fiction with Lionel Shriver

Lauded by readers and critics alike, Lionel Shriver has given us some of the most acclaimed and compelling works of fiction of recent years. Raise a glass and join an …

Lionel Shriver: The Mandibles

Known for her insightful fiction-meets-social commentary, Lionel Shriver joins us to discuss her 12th novel, The Mandibles. Imagining a dystopian US following economic collapse, Shriver lays bare the brutality and …

Special Event: Literary Jalan-Jalan

A morning walk to remember, join some of the Festival’s finest storytellers for a literary jalan-jalan – Indonesian for ‘wander’ – along Penestanan’s hidden paths and through lush rice fields to …

By the Sea with Lionel Shriver

The Ubud Writers & Readers Festival comes to Tandjung Sari for one night only! This is your chance to join a very special dinner by the sea with acclaimed journalist …