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John Henry Lanchester (born 25 February 1962) is a British journalist and novelist. He was born in Hamburg, brought up in the Hong Kong and educated in England, at Gresham's School, Holt between 1972 and 1980 and St John's College, Oxford. Lanchester is the author of three novels: The Debt to Pleasure (1996), Mr Phillips (2000) and Fragrant Harbour (2002).
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In 2007 his memoir Family Romance was published. In it he recounts the story of his mother, a nun who walked out of the convent, changed her name, falsified her age, and concealed these facts from her husband and son until her death.
In 2010, Lanchester wrote I.O.U.: Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay (ISBN 1439169845), titled Whoops! Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay (ISBN 9780141933153) in the UK.
Lanchester's journalism has appeared in Granta, The Observer, The New York Review of Books, The Guardian, the Daily Telegraph, The New Yorker and the London Review of Books, where he is a Contributing Editor. He also regularly writes on food and technology for Esquire.