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Gillian Flynn

Author of Gone Girl

Includes the names: Dzilijan Flin, Gillian Flynn

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Born in Kansas City, Missouri, on February 24, 1971, Gillian Flynn earned English and journalism undergraduate degrees from the University of Kansas. She wrote for a trade magazine in California before moving to Chicago, where she received a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University. Flynn moved to New York City and wrote for Entertainment Weekly for 10 years. She was the magazine's television critic for four years. Her debut novel, Sharp Objects, was published in 2006 and won two Dagger Awards. Her other works include Dark Places and Gone Girl. In 2014 Gone Girl was released as a major motion picture which starred Ben Affleck. Her books have been on the New York Times bestseller list for many weeks. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Marriage Is The Real Mystery In 'Gone Girl'
Morning Edition, Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 0am

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Gillian Flynn was the chief TV critic for ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY and now writes full-time. Her first novel SHARP OBJECTS was the winner of two CWA DAGGERS and was shortlisted for the GOLD DAGGER. Her latest novel, GONE GIRL, is a massive No.1 bestseller. The film adaptation of GONE GIRL, directed by David Fincher and starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, won the Hollywood Film Award 2014.
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