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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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Syrup Writer
Machine Man
Machine Man Writer
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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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Publishers almost always change book covers from hardcover to paperback; I don't know why. Maybe they hope that people with bad memories for titles will buy it twice. Jennifer Government was an exception, but only because I managed to convince them not to change it. See more »


Currently at home in Melbourne, Australia, eagerly awaiting George Clooney to start Jennfier Government rolling. See more »

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