Also a widely published journalist, Lionel Shriver is the author of twelve novels, the New York Times bestsellers So Much for That(a finalist for the 2010 National Book Award and the Wellcome Trust Book Prize) and The Post-Birthday World(Entertainment Weekly’s 2007 Book of the Year). Winner of the 2005 Orange prize, the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin was adapted for a feature film starring Tilda Swinton in 2011. She won the BBC National Short Story Award in 2014. Her work has been translated into thirty languages. A Sunday Times top-ten bestseller, The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047, a near-future family saga about the collapse of the dollar in the United States, was released in 2016. Most recently, her novella and story collection Property came out last spring.