Lionel Shriver’s seventh novel, We Need to Talk About Kevin, won the 2005 Orange Prize. Double Fault is also published by Serpent’s Tail. Born in the United States, she lives in London and New York. She is a regular contributor to newspapers, as both a columnist and a literary reviewer.
We Need to Talk About Kevin is now a 2011 film directed by Lynne Ramsay, starring Tilda Swinton and John C. Reilly. It premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2011.