Lauren Beukes is the author of the international sensation The Shining Girls, a novel that has been translated into 26 languages. Her other books include Moxyland, Maverick, Broken Monsters, and Zoo City, winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award. She has worked in journalism, satire, documentary-making and children’s TV, and writes comics for DC Vertigo. She lives in Cape Town.
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