Diana Evans is the award-winning author of Ordinary People, The Wonder and 26a. Her prize nominations include the Guardian and Commonwealth Best First Book awards, and she was the inaugural winner of the Orange Award for New Writers. Ordinary People was nominated for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction, selected in The New Yorker Best Books of 2018, and shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, the Rathbones Folio Prize and the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction:

‘A joy from start to finish’Literary Review

‘A deftly observed, elegiac portrayal of modern marriage’The Observer

‘A rewarding and ruthlessly funny novel’The Times

‘Exceptionally sensitive writing… a glimpse at how the slog of domesticity can turn to phantasmagoria’The New Yorker

‘Could easily be reimagined for the screen, though the film would not capture the sheer energy and effervescence of Evans’s funny, sad, magnificent prose’ – The Guardian

‘Extraordinary… An absorbing, beautifully written slice of London life’Metro