Lawrence Hill
#5135 Overall Influence

Lawrence Hill

Canadian writer

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Lawrence Hill is a Canadian novelist, essayist and memoirist. He is known for his 2007 novel The Book of Negroes, inspired by the Black Loyalists given freedom and resettled in Nova Scotia by the British after the American Revolutionary War, and his 2001 memoir Black Berry, Sweet Juice: On Being Black and White in Canada. The Book of Negroes was adapted for a TV mini-series produced in 2015. He was selected in 2013 for the Massey Lectures: he drew from his non-fiction book Blood: The Stuff of Life, published that year. His ten books include other non-fiction and fictional works, and some have been translated into other languages and published in numerous other countries.

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Université Laval
Université Laval

University in Quebec city

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Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University

University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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#1150 World Rank
Literature