Patrick Ness

Patrick Ness is an American-born British author, journalist, and lecturer who lives in London and holds dual citizenship. He is best known for his books for young adults, including the Chaos Walking trilogy and A Monster Calls.


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YAC Hit List: For the Young, Fantastically Complex Reader

“I think all my books for teenagers have ended up being about being heard. Being taken seriously. Being treated as a complex creation who doesn’t always get things right but — importantly — also doesn’t always get things wrong.”...

YAC Hit List: For the Young, Fantastically Complex Reader
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