Ben Okri won the Booker Prize in 1991 with The Famished Road. He has published numerous novels including The Age of Magic, Dangerous Love, In Arcadia and Astonishing the Gods, as well as collections of short stories, essays and poetry. His latest books are The Magic Lamp: Dreams of Our Age and Rise Like Lions: Poetry for the Many.
Okri is a Fellow Commoner in Creative Arts at Trinity College, Cambridge, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was awarded an OBE in 2001. His work has been translated into 26 languages. He lives in London.
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