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Douglas Kennedy's Biography

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Apr 2012

Douglas Kennedy is an internationally renowned and bestselling novelist. His 10 novels have been translated in 22 countries. His newest novel, Temptation, was published in paperback by Atria (a division of Simon and Schuster) in April 2012. His most recent previous novel, The Moment, recently became a #1 Bestseller in France, as did his earlier novel, Leaving the World. Kennedy’s novels are often written in European landscapes, and have been particularly acclaimed and beloved in France, where Kennedy was awarded the French decoration, The Chevalier de l‘Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2007. In November 2009, he received the first “Grand Prix du Figaro,” awarded by the newspaper Le Figaro.

Kennedy has two children, Max and Amelia. He divides his time between London, Paris, Berlin and Maine.

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