Lauren B Davis is the author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed novels The Stubborn Season and The Radiant City. Her recent novel, Our Daily Bread, was longlisted for the 2012 Scotiabank Giller Prize and named as a best book of the year by both The Globe and Mail and The Boston Globe. Davis has just released her new novel, The Empty Room (HarperCollins), a raw and powerful portrayal of the chaos and pain of alcoholism. It has generated glowing reviews from both critics and readers. Born in Montreal, Davis now lives in Princeton, New Jersey.