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Cloud Atlas 16,906 copies, 663 reviews
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The Bone Clocks 4,658 copies, 280 reviews
Ghostwritten 3,829 copies, 114 reviews
Number9Dream 3,125 copies, 77 reviews
Slade House 3,017 copies, 245 reviews
Utopia Avenue 995 copies, 64 reviews
Sample of CLOUD ATLAS (Author) 1 copy
Earth calling Taylor 1 copy, 1 review
A Wizard of Earthsea (Introduction, some editions) 14,936 copies, 356 reviews
The Left Hand of Darkness (Foreword, some editions) 14,820 copies, 359 reviews
The Woman in the Dunes (Introduction, some editions) 2,872 copies, 65 reviews
The Reason I Jump (Translator, some editions) 1,732 copies, 126 reviews
Riddley Walker (Afterword, some editions) 1,283 copies, 23 reviews
The Book of Other People (Contributor) 717 copies, 14 reviews
McSweeney's Enchanted Chamber of Astonishing Stories (Contributor) 651 copies, 10 reviews
The Writer's Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands (Contributor) 365 copies, 8 reviews
Granta 81: Best of Young British Novelists 2003 (Contributor) 272 copies, 2 reviews
Cloud Atlas [2012 film] 238 copies, 2 reviews
Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8: A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism (Translator and Introduction, some editions) 150 copies, 21 reviews
Granta 127: Japan (Contributor) 120 copies, 3 reviews
Science Fiction Stories (Illustrator, some editions) 108 copies
How To Be Invisible (Introduction) 71 copies
A Riot of Goldfish (Foreword, some editions) 44 copies, 2 reviews
New Writing 13 (Contributor) 18 copies

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David Stephen Mitchell (born 12 January 1969) is an English novelist and screenwriter.

He has written nine novels, two of which, number9dream (2001) and Cloud Atlas (2004), were shortlisted for the Booker Prize. He has also written articles for several newspapers, most notably for The Guardian, and translated several books about autism from Japanese to English.

Following the release of the 2012 film adaptation of Cloud Atlas, Mitchell started working as a screenwriter alongside Lana Wachowski, one of Cloud Atlas' three directors; together with Aleksandar Hemon, they wrote the series finale of the television series Sense8 and the upcoming film The Matrix 4.

Mitchell was born in Southport in Lancashire (now Merseyside), England, and raised in Malvern, Worcestershire. He was educated at Hanley Castle High School and at the University of Kent, where he obtained a degree in English and American Literature followed by an M.A. in Comparative Literature.

Mitchell lived in Sicily for a year, then moved to Hiroshima, Japan, where he taught English to technical students for eight years, before returning to England, where he could live on his earnings as a writer and support his pregnant wife.

David Mitchell contributed the unpublished manuscript for 2015 to the Future Library project, of "From me flows what you call time". See the Guardian article; also the Bookseller article.

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