Michel Faber has written nine books. In addition to the Whitbread-shortlisted Under the Skin, he is the author of the highly acclaimed The Crimson Petal and the White, The Book of Strange New Things, which was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award and won the 2015 Saltire Book of the Year, and most recently Undying, his first poetry collection. Born in Holland, brought up in Australia, he now lives in the UK.
A fascinating visual breakdown of some of the effects in the Amazon pilot Oasis, based on The Book of Strange New Things.
Listen to an extract from The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber, read by Josh Cohen.