Salley Vickers is the author of many acclaimed novels including the best-selling Miss Garnet’s Angel, Mr Golightly’s Holiday, The Other Side of You and The Cleaner of Chartres, and two short story collections, the latest The Boy Who Could See Death. She has worked variously as a cleaner, a dancer, a teacher of children with special needs, a university lecturer and a psychoanalyst. She now writes and lectures full time. Her books, many of which have something to say about the power of art to inform and restore our inner worlds, have become favourites with book clubs and reading groups. Her latest novel, The Librarian, was a Sunday Times top ten bestseller.