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The Girl on the Train: Paula Hawkins (2016)

It was the best-selling novel of 2015, optioned by Dreamworks and sold into 44 territories. Paula Hawkins’ psychological thriller The Girl on the Train has given nosy commuters pause for thought, and dramatically altered its author’s life; after 15 years as a journalist, the Zimbabwean-born Hawkins is now part of the literary landscape. She speaks with Nicky Pellegrino.