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Jon
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Jon McGregor is the author of the critically acclaimed If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things and So Many Ways to Begin. He is the winner of the Betty Trask Prize and the Somerset Maugham Award, and has been twice longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. He was born in Bermuda in 1976. He grew up in Norfolk and now lives in Nottingham. Even the Dogs, published by Bloomsbury in February 2010 and in paperback in February 2011, is his third novel.

This Isn’t the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You, published by Bloomsbury in February 2012, is the fourth novel from Jon McGregor, which tells the tales of the sorts of things you don’t imagine happening to someone like you. But sometimes they do.

Jon McGregor is the author of the critically acclaimed If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things and So Many Ways to Begin. He is the winner of the Betty Trask Prize and the Somerset Maugham Award, and has been twice longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. He was born in Bermuda in 1976. He grew up in Norfolk and now lives in Nottingham. Even the Dogs, published by Bloomsbury in February 2010 and in paperback in February 2011, is his third novel.

This Isn’t the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You, published by Bloomsbury in February 2012, is the fourth novel from Jon McGregor, which tells the tales of the sorts of things you don’t imagine happening to someone like you. But sometimes they do.

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