Andrew O'Hagan is one of the most exciting and well-respected chroniclers of contemporary Britain.
Following his two previous nominations - for Our Fathers (1999) and Be Near Me (2006) - his novel The Illuminations was longlisted for the 2015 Booker Prize. He was voted one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists in 2003. He has won the Los Angeles Times Book Award and the E. M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters. Andrew O’Hagan lives in London.