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Individual Author Record

General Information

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Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Mystery

Born: 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri

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Illinois Connection

Flynn lives in Chicago and attended Northwestern University where she earned her Master's degree in journalism.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gillian Flynn is an author and worked for ''Entertainment Weekly'' magazine as the film and television critic for ten years.


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Titles At Your Library


Awards

-- '''''Sharp Objects -- '''''

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-- *Finalist, Edgar Award

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-- *Winner of two Dagger Awards - the first book ever to win mulitple Daggers in one year.

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-- '''''Dark Places

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-- *A Weekend TODAY Top Summer Read

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-- *Best Books, Publishers Weekly, 2009

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-- *Reviewers' Favorites, The New Yorker, 2009

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-- *Our Favorite Fiction, The Chicago Tribune, 2009

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-- '''''Gone Girl

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-- *New York Times Bestseller

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-- *Janet Maslin's 10 Favorite Books, New York Times, 2012

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-- *Entertainer of the Year, Entertainment Weekly's

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-- *Best Books of the Year, People Magazine

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-- *Best of the Year, Barnes & Noble

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-- *Best of the Year, Amazon

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-- *ILLINOIS READS Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2013

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-- *10 Best Fiction Books of the 2010's Decade, Time Magazine