David Gilmour is a novelist who has earned the praise of literary figures as diverse as William Burroughs and Northrop Frye, and publications ranging from The New York Times to People Magazine. His fourth novel, Lost Between Houses, was a national bestseller in 1999 and was shortlisted for the prestigious Trillium Book Award. Mr. Gilmour has also been a fixture on Canadian television for more than a decade. He was the national film critic for CBC television's The Journal and hosted his own talk show, the award-winning Gilmour on the Arts. Mr. Gilmour can be seen -- with numbing regularity -- as programmer and host for Classic Films aboard Air Canada. Recently, he has turned his attention to screenwriting with the adaptation of Carol Shield's Larry's Party in addition to scripting two of his own novels, An Affair with the Moon and Lost Between Houses for Alliance Atlantis Films. David lives in Toronto with his two children. His latest novel, Sparrow Nights, was published by Random House of Canada in September, 2001.
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