RABAN, Jonathan. British, b. 1942. Genres: Novels, Literary criticism and history, Social commentary, Travel/Exploration. Career: Assistant Lecturer, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1965-67; Lecturer, University of East Anglia, Norwich, 1967-69. Heinemann Award for literature, 1982; Thomas Cook Award, 1981, 1991. Publications: The Technique of Modern Fiction, 1968; Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn, 1968; The Society of the Poem, 1971; Soft City, 1974; (ed.) Robert Lowell's Poems: A Selection, 1974; Arabia: A Journey through the Labyrinth, 1979; Old Glory, 1981; Foreign Land, 1985; Coasting, 1986; For Love and Money, 1987; God, Man and Mrs. Thatcher, 1989; Hunting Mr. Heartbreak, 1990; (ed.) The Oxford Book of the Sea, 1992; Badland, 1996; Passage to Juneau, 1999; Pacific Northwest Landscape, 2001; Coasting, 2003; Waxwings (novel), 2003. Address: c/o Aitken and Stone Ltd, 29 Fernshaw Rd, London SW10 0TG, England.