Thomas Leveritt

Thomas Leveritt is an award-winning portrait painter. He has also worked as a computer programmer, biodiesel manufacturer and beer distributor. Raised in Dallas, Texas, he was sent at age eight to boarding school in the United Kingdom, where he now lives. The Exchange-Rate between Love and Money was awarded the Betty Trask first novel award.

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Sarajevo, 2003. Frito and Bannerman, business partners and best friends, roll into town looking to soak up a dose of Reconstruction Money and make an easy killing. Easy until they realize that Clare Leischman, a prosecutor with the international war crimes tribunal, is the best girl either of them has ever met, and that they can't both have her as much as they would each, ideally, like. Meanwhile the city is awash with UN programmes, black marketeers, lawyers, soldiers both salaried and...

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. It's hours before midnight that count.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Thomas Pynchon's pretty special.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. What I really want to do is direct.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Standing backflip.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Yossarian.

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