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Ian McEwan      

Critically Acclaimed English Novelist & Screenwriter

Ian McEwan is an English novelist and screenwriter whose works have earned him worldwide critical acclaim.

He won the Somerset Maugham Award in 1976 for his first collection of short stories "First Love, Last Rites"; the Whitbread Novel Award (1987) and the Prix Fémina Etranger (1993) for "The Child in Time"; and Germany's Shakespeare Prize in 1999. He has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction numerous times, winning the award for Amsterdam in 1998. His novel "Atonement" received the WH Smith Literary Award (2002), National Book Critics' Circle Fiction Award (2003), Los Angeles Times Prize for Fiction (2003), and the Santiago Prize for the European Novel (2004). "Atonement" was also made into an Oscar-winning film.

In 2006, McEwan won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel "Saturday" and his novel "On Chesil Beach" was named Galaxy Book of the Year at the 2008 British Book Awards where McEwan was also named Reader's Digest Author of the Year. "Solar" won The Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction in 2010 and "Sweet Tooth" won the Paddy Power Political Fiction Book of the Year award in 2012. McEwan was awarded a CBE (a highly prestigious British order of chivalry) in 2000. In 2014 he was awarded the Bodleian Medal.


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An Unborn Baby Overhears Plans for a Murder in Ian McEwan's ...
Ian McEwan's compact, captivating new novel, “Nutshell,” is about murderous spirals and lost messages between fathers and unborn sons.
Ian McEwan talks 'Nutshell', his forthcoming novel narrated in utero ...
Atonement author Ian McEwan returns with his latest novel, Nutshell, this September — and it's shaping up to be a weird one, in the very best way. Here's a ...
Ian McEwan: referendums such as Brexit vote remind me of Third ...
Author also compares those who attack judges to Robespierre during French Revolution.
Science and Religion Clash in Ian McEwan's New Novel - WSJ
Ian McEwan has written best-selling novels and won literature's top laurels, but he still starts each new manuscript with the anxiety of a rookie. Although his 13th  ...
Ian McEwan's 'The Children Act': book review - NY Daily News
Fiona Maye sits in judgment quite literally over the messy, fraught lives of others, in Ian McEwan's beautifully measured novel "The Children Act."
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Book Review: 'The Children Act,' By Ian McEwan | : NPR
The Children Act by Ian McEwan is about a judge whose ruling decides the fate of a teenager in ways she can't imagine. It's written with McEwan's trademark ...
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