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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.

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.

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Total Books: 40
The Glass Kingdom A Novel
2021 - The Glass Kingdom a Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781984824318
ISBN-10: 1984824317
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Only to Sleep A Philip Marlowe Novel
2019 - Only to Sleep a Philip Marlowe Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781524759629
ISBN-10: 1524759627
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Only to Sleep
2018 - Only to Sleep [Philip Marlowe] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781781090589
ISBN-10: 1781090580
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Beautiful Animals A Novel
2018 - Beautiful Animals a Novel (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780553447392
ISBN-10: 0553447394
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

Beautiful Animals
2017 - Beautiful Animals (Hardcover)Paperback, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780553447378
ISBN-10: 0553447378
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Hunters in the Dark A Novel
2016 - Hunters in the Dark a Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780553447361
ISBN-10: 055344736X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Ballad of a Small Player A Novel
2015 - The Ballad of a Small Player a Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780804137997
ISBN-10: 0804137994
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
 1

The Wet and the Dry A Drinker's Journey
2014 - The Wet and the Dry a Drinker's Journey (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780770436902
ISBN-10: 0770436900
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Travel
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The Ballad of a Small Player
2014 - The Ballad of a Small Player (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780804137973
ISBN-10: 0804137978
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

The Forgiven A Novel
2013 - The Forgiven a Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307889041
ISBN-10: 0307889041
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Wet and the Dry
2013 - The Wet and the Dry (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781846554629
ISBN-10: 1846554624
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Reference, Travel
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Bangkok Days
2009 - Bangkok Days (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780865477322
ISBN-10: 0865477329
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel
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Shangrila
2008 - Shangrila (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788845922756
ISBN-10: 8845922758
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The Naked Tourist In Search of Adventure and Beauty in the Age of the Airport Mall
2007 - The Naked Tourist in Search of Adventure and Beauty in the Age of the Airport Mall (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780865477414
ISBN-10: 0865477418
Genre: Travel
  • Currently 2.3/5 Stars.
 5

Corks and Screws
2007 - Corks and Screws (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781903933596
ISBN-10: 1903933595
Genres: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Reference, Travel
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The Accidental Connoisseur  An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World
2005 - The Accidental Connoisseur an Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780865477124
ISBN-10: 0865477124
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 6

American Normal
2002 - American Normal (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780387953076
ISBN-10: 0387953078
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships, Science & Math, Medicine, Medical Books
  • Currently 1/5 Stars.
 1

Poisoned Embrace  A Brief History of Sexual Pessimism
1994 - Poisoned Embrace a Brief History of Sexual Pessimism (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780679754145
ISBN-10: 0679754148
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 2

Paris Dreambook  An Unconventional Guide to the Splendor and Squalor of the City
1992 - Paris Dreambook an Unconventional Guide to the Splendor and Squalor of the City [Vintage Departures] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780679737759
ISBN-10: 0679737758
Genre: Travel
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1

PARIS DREAMBOOK
1991 - Paris Dreambook (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780679401773
ISBN-10: 0679401776
Genres: History, Travel
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

The Angelic Game
1990 - The Angelic Game (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780747505730
ISBN-10: 074750573X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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1989 - Ania Malina [King Penguin] (Paperback)
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