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Lawrence Osborne is a British novelist, traveler and memoirist, currently residing in New York City. He is known for unusual travelogues that explore single subjects or places, whether it be Paris, global wine culture or the little known neighborhoods of Bangkok.
Total Books: 33
Osborne was educated at Cambridge and Harvard, and has since led a nomadic life, residing for years in France, Italy, Morocco, the United States, Mexico and Thailand.
He is the author of the novel "Ania Malina"Osborne, Lawrence. Ania Malina. Jonathan Cape, 1986; Scribner's; King Penguin., a book about Paris, "Paris Dreambook"Osborne, Lawrence. Paris Dreambook. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 1990; Vintage Contemporaries., the essay collection "The Poisoned Embrace"Osborne, Lawrence. The Poisoned Embrace. Bloomsbury, 1993; Pantheon., a controversial book about autism called "American Normal"Osborne, Lawrence. American Normal. Copernicus Books, 2002. ISBN 0387953078 (hardcover, 224 pages)., and three subsequent travel books published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux between 2004 and 2009, a best-selling book about wine, "The Accidental Connoisseur"Osborne, Lawrence. The Accidental Connoisseur. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2004., "The Naked Tourist"Osborne, Lawrence. The Naked Tourist. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2006., and mostly recently an account of ex-pat life in Bangkok called "Bangkok Days".Osborne, Lawrence. Bangkok Days. Farrar Straus Giroux, North Point Press, 2009.
He has been published widely as a journalist in the United States, most notably in the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker , Gourmet, Salon and Men's Vogue, for whom he was a widely read "Cellar Critic". He is also an occasional op ed columnist at Forbes.com
Major feature pieces have taken him to Nairobi in Kenya to cover the murder trial of Tom Cholmondely, to China to write a profile of the artist Zhang Huang, to West Papua to explore the Kombai people for the New Yorker, and to the Andaman Islands in India to write about the Jarawa tribe. His columns have explored some of the world's greatest wine estates,including Raveneau in Chablis, Soldera in Montalcino, Lopez de Heredia in Rioja and Guy Larmandier in Champagne.