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Max Barry

Max Barry is one of today's brightest and most promising young writers that the world has seen; he has written the cult classic Syrup, the best-selling 'Jennifer Government', and his latest book, Company. He spent most of his years being a "miserable" marketer for Hewlett-Packard before he became a novelist. That later helped him write his third ... See full bio »


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  Machine Man (based on the novel by) (announced)
 2013/I Syrup (novel) / (screenplay)
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 2013/I Syrup
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  Machine Man (executive producer) (announced)
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 2012 Aspekte (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 20 July 2012 (2012) ... Himself
 2010-2011 First Tuesday Book Club (TV Series)
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- Kinglake 350/Cloud Atlas (2011) ... Himself - Guest Panellist
- Freedom/Atlas Shrugged (2010) ... Himself - Guest Panellist

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In Syrup the characters have unusual names because that's what the more desperate marketing/advertising types do, so I was taking the piss out of that. In Jennifer Government they have unusual names because of the corporate influence of the world they live in. They're very different reasons... yet fundamentally I think I may be incapable of writing a novel with characters who have normal names. See more »


Currently writing a new book. See more »

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