About the Author
One of the most celebrated writers of our time, British author Ian McEwan is a bestselling novelist, short-story writer, and screenwriter. He is known for emotionally complex stories, often presenting the same experience from multiple perspectives. The recipient of a number of awards, his novel Atonement was adapted into an Oscar-winning film starring Keira Knightley and James McAvoy. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed Saturday, Amsterdam, and Enduring Love, among others.
Date of Birth:June 21, 1948
Place of Birth:Aldershot, England
Education:B.A., University of Sussex, 1970; M.A., University of East Anglia, 1971