- Guy Gunaratne was born in London in 1984. His debut novel In Our Mad and Furious City was long-listed for the 2018 Man Booker Prize and short-listed for the 2018 Gordon Burn Prize. He previously worked as a journalist and documentary filmmaker covering human rights stories around the world. He divides his time between London, UK and Malmö, Sweden.
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