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									Arthur PhillipsArthur Phillips
Arthur Phillips first made the scene with Prague -- his acclaimed debut novel about five American expats trying to find themselves in Budapest in the early 1990s. Now, with The Egyptologist, he digs even deeper in his career as a bestselling author.

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Fact File

Name:
Arthur Phillips
Current Home:
New York, New York
Date of Birth:
April 23, 1969
Place of Birth:
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Education:
B.A., Harvard College, 1990
Awards:
The Los Angeles Times/Art Seidenbaum Award for Best First Fiction for Prague, 2003

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Phillips's Latest

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								Angelica, Author: 
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Angelica
by Arthur Phillips
From the bestselling author of The Egyptologist and Prague comes an even more accomplished and entirely surprising new novel. Angelica is a spellbinding Victorian ghost story, an intriguing literary and psychological puzzle, and a meditation on marriage, childhood, memory, and fear.

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The Business of Bestsellerdom

In our exclusive interview with Phillips, we asked him to advise aspiring authors. "This is a business, filled with very busy people who don’t need you as much as you need them," he reminds the would-be writers out there. "That’s the sad truth."



Phillips's Daring Debut

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								Prague: A Novel, Author: 
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Prague: A Novel
by Arthur Phillips
"Phillips's superb novel reads like an updated version of Ernest Hemingway's classic The Sun Also Rises -- with a healthy dose of Douglas Coupland's Generation X tossed into the mix," say our editors. "This ambitious and exquisitely written debut centers on an eclectic group of young expatriates as they live, love, lie, and drink their way through the dimly lit, paprika-perfumed bars of Budapest."

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								The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Author: 
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being
by Milan Kundera
In our interview, we asked Phillips to tell us about some of his all-time favorite books. He selected Milan Kundera's classic, explaining: "His ability to dig out meaning under meaning under action, to relate character to philosophy is amazing. His voice is unique and provocative." Read our interview to learn more about Phillips's favorites including:

*In Search of Lost Time  by Marcel Proust
*Lucky Jim  by Kingsley Amis
*Middlemarch   by George Eliot
*Moby-Dick  by Herman Melville
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