Ali Smith is the author of fourteen novels and short-story collections, including The Accidental, Hotel World, How to be both, and the first two volumes of her Seasonal quartet, Autumn and Winter. She has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize four times and the Orange Prize twice, and has won the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, the Goldsmiths Prize and the Costa Novel Award. She lives in Cambridge.
'It’s the New York Herald Tribune, Jean Seberg’s voice in the middle of traffic. It’s Romaine Bohringer and Elsa Zylberstein lolling on a bench at the top of a city hill, art and hope and tragedy ahead of them.'