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Karen Thompson Walker

Biography

Karen Thompson Walker

Karen Thompson Walker is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel THE AGE OF MIRACLES, which has been translated into 27 languages and named one of the best books of the year by People, O: The Oprah Magazine and Financial Times, among others. Born and raised in San Diego, Walker is a graduate of UCLA and the Columbia MFA program. She lives with her husband and their two daughters in Portland, and is an assistant professor of creative writing at the University of Oregon.

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Books by Karen Thompson Walker

by Karen Thompson Walker - Dystopian Fiction, Fiction

Julia and her family awake to discover that the rotation of the earth has suddenly begun to slow. The days and nights grow longer and longer, gravity is affected, and the environment is thrown into disarray. Yet, as she struggles to navigate an ever-shifting landscape, Julia is also coping with the normal disasters of everyday life. As she adjusts to the new normal, the slowing inexorably continues.