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Lawrence Osborne
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Lawrence Osborne is the author of one previous novel, Ania Malina, and six books of nonfiction, including the memoir Bangkok Days. His journalism and short stories have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the New Yorker, Newsweek, Forbes, Tin House, Harper’s, Conde Nast Traveler, and many other publications. Osborne has led a nomadic life, residing for years in France, Italy, Morocco, the United States, Mexico, and Thailand. He currently lives in Istanbul.

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January 13, 2015
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The Ballad of a Small Player
A Novel
Written by Lawrence Osborne


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Hogarth
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $15.00

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The Ballad of a Small Player
A Novel
Written by Lawrence Osborne


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Hogarth
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $25.00

From the author of The Forgiven, author and journalist Lawrence Osborne, The Ballad of a Small Player is a timeless and suspenseful tale that is resonant of classics by Dostoevsky and Graham Greene.

As night falls on Macau and the neon signs that line the rain-slick streets come alive, Doyle – “Lord Doyle&rdquo... Read more >
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The Ballad of a Small Player
A Novel
Written by Lawrence Osborne


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Hogarth
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $12.99

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The Forgiven
A Novel
Written by Lawrence Osborne


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Hogarth
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $15.00

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The Forgiven
A Novel
Written by Lawrence Osborne


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Hogarth
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Poisoned Embrace
A Brief History of Sexual Pessimism
Written by Lawrence Osborne


Format: Trade Paperback, 260 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 30, 1994
Price: $19.00

The Poisoned Embrace is a provocative investigation into the history of sexual pessimism as it has evolved in Western theology throughout the ages.  Since the days of the Early Fathers, sex and death have formed a theological equation known as sexual pessimism. This aversion to the carnal, and its consequent elevation of... Read more >

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The Wet and the Dry
A Drinker's Journey
Written by Lawrence Osborne


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $14.00

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The Wet and the Dry
A Drinker's Journey
Written by Lawrence Osborne


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $9.99

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The Wet and the Dry
A Drinker's Journey
Written by Lawrence Osborne


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $25.00

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