Anna Funder was born in Melbourne in 1966. She has worked as an international lawyer and a radio and television producer. Her book Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall, won the 2004 Samuel Johnson Prize. She lives in Sydney with her husband and family. 

Books in order of publication: 

Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall – 2003 

All That I Am – 2011 

Everything Precious – 2014 

The Girl with the Dogs – 2015