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Sarah Bakewell

SARAH BAKEWELL had a wandering childhood in Europe, Australia and England. After studying at the University of Essex, she was a curator of early printed books at Wellcome Library before becoming a full-time writer. Her book on Michel de Montaigne, How to Live , won numerous awards and became a runaway bestseller in the UK. Bakewell lives in London, where she teaches creative writing at City University and catalogues rare book collections for the National Trust. The author lives in London,...See more