Alexandra Fuller was born in England in 1969. She moved to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) with her family when she was two. After that countrys war of independence (1980) her family moved first to Malawi and then Zambia. She came to the United States in 1994. Her book Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize in 2002 and a finalist for the Guardian First Book Award. Scribbling the Cat won the Lettre Ulysses Award for the Art of Reportage in 2006.
The first thing I think of when I hear 'autumn' is the sound and feeling of walking through golden leaves and it's for that reason, I think, that a lot of these books are set in the natural world – or else they have a get-cosy-by-the-fire feel! Some are brand new, and some ...
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