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Jordan B. Peterson is a Professor of psychology at the University of Toronto. The author of 12 Rules for Life, the multi-million copy bestseller that has sold in over 40 languages worldwide, he's taught mythology to lawyers, doctors and business people, consulted for the UN Secretary General, helped his clinical clients manage depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety, and lectured extensively in North America and Europe. With his students and colleagues, Dr. Peterson has published over a hundred scientific papers, and his book Maps of Meaning revolutionized the psychology of religion. Formerly a professor at Harvard University, he was nominated for its prestigious Levenson Teaching Prize.
Adele Geras is the celebrated author of many novels including The Tower Room and Troy, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Award. She has lived all over the world, including Jerusalem, North Borneo, and Gambia. She lives with her husband in Manchester and has two daughters.
Anne Cottringer was born in Canada, and studied at the Slade School of Art and the Royal College of Art. She has written several picture books already, and she is also a producer/director/camerawoman. Her most recent project was a short documentary on a group of genocide survivors in Rwanda. She is married and has two children.
Jamie Oliver is a global phenomenon in food and campaigning. During a 20-year television and publishing career he has inspired millions of people to enjoy cooking from scratch and eating fresh, delicious food. Through his organization, Jamie is leading the charge on a global food revolution, aiming to reduce childhood obesity and improve everyone's health and happiness through food. Jamie started cooking at his parents' pub, The Cricketers, in Clavering, Essex, at the age of eight. After leaving school he began a career as a chef that took him to the River Café, where he was famously spotted by a television production company and the Naked Chef was born. He has now published 23 bestselling cookery books, all with accompanying TV shows. Jamie lives in London and Essex with his wife Jools and their children.
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