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Greg Lazarus
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 “Greg Lazarus” is the pen name of husband-and-wife writing duo Greg Fried and Lisa Lazarus. Greg is a philosopher at the University of Cape Town, and holds a PhD from Trinity College, Cambridge. He has previously worked as an IT consultant,a business writer, and a writer of school mathematics textbooks.

Lisa is a psychologist and freelance writer. She has a master’s degree in educational psychology and a higher diploma in education, and obtained her master’s degree in creative writing at UCT. The couple co-wrote the memoir The Book of Jacob: A Journey into Parenthood, published in 2009. Their novel, When in Broad Daylight I open my Eyes, was published by Kwela in 2012.

Greg and Lisa live in Cape Town, with their two sons.

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