About Adam Schwartzman
Adam Schwartzman was born in Johannesburg in 1973. After completing degrees in English literature and development studies at Oxford University, he held positions in the South African National Treasury, the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation. He is the author of The Good Life, The Dirty Life and Other Stories; Merrie Afrika! and Book of Stones – as well as the editor of the anthology Ten South African Poets.
Eddie Signwriter, published by Penguin in 2011, is his first novel. He lives in Istanbul, Turkey, with his wife and daughter.
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