Carole Angier is the award-winning biographer of Jean Rhys (1985 & 1990). Her biography of the great Italian writer Primo Levi was published in the UK and the US in 2002 to critical acclaim. Carole was a teacher for many years before taking the plunge into full-time writing, teaching all forms of English (literature, creative writing, expository writing) for many institutions, including ten years as a tutor with the Open University. She also speaks Italian, French and German, though Carole says that she would not dare to write in them.
Books in order of publication:
Jean Rhys : Life and Work – 1985
The Double Bond: Primo Levi, a Biography – 2002
The Story of My Life: Refugees Writing in Oxford – 2005
The Arvon Book of Life Writing: Writing Biography, Autobiography and Memoir – 2010
Life Writing: A Writers’ and Artists’ Companion – 2013
Speak, Silence: In Search of W. G. Sebald – 2021