Simon Mawer is the author of several novels, including the 2009 Booker Prize-shortlisted The Glass Room, The Girl Who Fell from the Sky and Tightrope.

He was born in 1948 in England, and spent his childhood there, in Cyprus and in Malta. He then moved to Italy, where he and his family lived for more than thirty years, and taught at the British International School in Rome. He and his wife currently live in Hastings.

Simon Mawer

All nominated books

The Glass Room