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Philip Hensher

Philip Hensher
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Philip Hensher is a columnist for The Independent, an arts critic for The Spectator, and one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists. He has written one collection of short stories, a book on handwriting called The Missing Ink, and eight novels, including The Mulberry Empire, King of the Badgers, and The Northern Clemency, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. He lives in South London and Geneva.

Philip Hensher

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The Missing Ink
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The Missing Ink

Philip Hensher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The loop of an "l," the chewed-on pen, letters tiny or expansive: what we've lost in the error of typing and texting

When Philip Hensher realized that he didn't know what a close friend's...

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Scenes from Early Life
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Scenes from Early Life

Philip Hensher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

From the Man Booker–short-listed author of The Northern Clemency, a family and a nation—Bangladesh—are forged through storytelling, conversation, jokes, feuds, blood, songs, bravery,...

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King of the Badgers
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King of the Badgers

Philip Hensher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book for 2011

One of The Telegraph's Best Fiction Books 2011

Far from London's crime and pollution, Hanmouth's wealthier residents live...

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