Mary Loudon is the bestselling author of four non-fiction books, including Relative Stranger, A Sister’s Life After Death. She has been published in 12 countries, won four writer’s prizes and been short- and long-listed for the MIND Book of the Year and the Richard and Judy Book of the Year awards. She is a Fellow of the British American Project and a former Whitbread Prize judge. Mary is a popular public speaker and cultural commentator: she has made over 200 radio and TV appearances on the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, ABC and Sky. Her fifth book – a novel – is due to be published in 2018.