Heather O'Neill is a contributor to this American Life and her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine. Her childhood was divided between Viriginia and her mother, who wanted nothing to do with her children, and Montreal and her alcoholic father. She now lives in Montreal. Lullabies for Little Criminals is her first novel.Patricia Rodriguez's work as an actor spans twenty years, with lead roles in plays, radio drama, commercials and cartoons. Highlights include performing alongside acclaimed director Robert Wilson in his slow-motion play Deafman Glance, and nine years playing Sue Ellen in the Emmy award-winning cartoon Arthur. She has worked in Canada as an arts critic and television host and is now based in London.
Baby's precocious introspection feels pitch perfect...Tear-jerkingly effective - Publishers' Weekly...dreamy prose...Baby's unique voice and the glimmer of hope provided by her intelligence and imaginative spirit live on in the mind long after you have closed the book - Waterstones Books Quarterly...vivid and poignant...a deeply moving and troubling novel - Independent