University of East Anglia
University of Sussex at Brighton
Woolverstone Hall School
"Atonement" starring James McAvoy and Keira Knightley, was adapted from his novel of the same name
Published the novel, Saturday, which follows an especially eventful day in the life of a successful neurosurgeon
Published the novel, Atonement; was named best novel of 2002 by Time magazine
Awarded the Booker Prize for his novel Amsterdam
Wrote the novel, Enduring Love; adapted into a feature in 2004, starring Daniel Craig, Rhys Ifans and Samantha Morton
US feature screenwriting debut, "The Good Son"
Adapted Timothy Mo's novel, "Soursweet" for a feature directed by Mike Newell
Feature screenwriting debut, "The Ploughman's Lunch," directed by Richard Eyre
Wrote the acclaimed British TV play, "The Imitation Game," directed by Richard Eyre (released theatrically in 1983)
Published his first collection of short stories, First Love, Last Rites
Began writing at age 22
Wrote teleplay for "Solid Geometry" for the BBC; banned by BBC for sexual imagery
Spent childhood in Singapore and Libya
McEwan's novel, The Comfort of Strangers was shortlisted for the 1981 Booker Prize.
McEwan's novel, Black Dogs was shortlisted for the 1992 Booker Prize.
His Atonement: A Novel was shortlisted for the 2001 Booker Prize.
McEwan wrote the words for the oratorio "Or Shall We Die" with music by M. Berkeley.