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Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal is a 24 year old professional tennis player, currently ranked number 1 in the world and winner of nine grand slam singles titles to date. He is widely considered the greatest player in the world.John Carlin is an award-winning British journalist and author.
Anita Naik

Anita Naik is a freelance writer and the author of 50 books, as well as being a mum of two. She is currently the agony aunt on Woman's Own magazine, and a contributor to a number of parenting sites, including the Huffington Post, writing about education, bullying, sex education and teenagers. She can be found tweeting @AnitaNaik or at www.anitanaik.co.uk.
Eric Nakagawa

Eric Nakagawa and team are the creative force behind www.icanhascheezburger.com, which only began in January 2007 but attracts millions of visitors every month. It has been featured in The Times, the Independent, the New York Times and Time.
James Naughtie

James Naughtie has presented Radio 4's Today programme since 1994. Previous journalistic roles have included working as Chief Political Correspondent for the Scotsman and presenting Radio 4's The Week in Westminster. Since 1992 he has presented the Proms on television, and for two years he presented Opera News on Radio 3. He chairs Radio 4's monthly Bookclub and regularly presents election and by-election specials. He has written three political books: Playing the Palace, Rivals and The Accidental American. He is married with three children.
Hal Needham

Needham's includes work on both tv and feature films. He directed both Smokey and the Bandit and The Cannonball Run and set trends like showing outtakes during credits. He has set Guinness World Records and fought for the respect and recognition that stunt men and women deserve for their contribution to entertainment. His many awards include an Emmy and an Oscar
Kirsty Needham

Kirsty Needham has been a journalist since 1994, and since 1997 a news reporter and feature writer for the The Sydney Morning Herald. In 2002/03, she worked as a freelance contributor to The South China Morning Post and in 2004 accepted a Medialink/ Australia-China Council fellowship to spend three months in China working as a journalist with the China Daily in Beijing.
Robyn Neild

Robyn Neild is a freelance illustrator. She has worked with fashion designers such as Vivienne Westwood and Patrick Cox, and has contributed artwork to numerous magazines ranging from Vogue and Elle, to Harpers & Queen.
Sharon Neill

Sharon Neill, blind from birth, was studying at college when she first discovered she had an ability to talk to the dead. She began to hone her talents by trying out readings on her friends and, after working as a receptionist for a few years and doing readings in her own time, she gradually became a full-time medium. She now regularly tours the country, and her events most often sell out within a matter of days.
Craig Nelson

Craig Nelson, when he isn't trekking around the world, can be found in the jungle of New York City, where he is one of publishing's most recognized - and vaccinated - figures. He has spent time in locales ranging from the Amazon to the Yucatan Peninsula and plans on making Zanzibar his next trip, if only to round out the alphabet.
Marina Nemat

Marina Nemat was born in Tehran, and grew up during the Iranian revolution. She now lives in Canada with her husband and their two sons. PRISONER OF TEHRAN is her first book.
Jacky Newcomb

Jacky Newcomb is the UK's leading angel expert and a bestselling author. Her books include Angel Secrets, An Angel Held My Hand, An Angel By My Side, An Angel Saved My Life and Angels Watching Over Me. She has her own column as mystical agony aunt 'Dear Angel Lady' for the UK's CHAT - It's Fate magazine and has made many TV appearances including ITV's This Morning and The Lorraine Kelly Show. For more details visit: www.jackynewcomb.com
Jacky Newcomb

Jacky is an expert in spontaneous afterlife communication - when loved ones who have died use dreams and visions to let family know that they are safe. Madeline is a writer who has studied paranormal phenomenon for over 20 years. They are sisters, and friends, and this is their first book together.
James Newton, Dfc

Lieutenant Commander James Newton DFC has flown in the Royal Navy since 1991. He flies all types of aircraft, including the Sea King helicopter, which he flew for the Maritime Counter Terrorist missions. He has flown Tony Blair, John Major and all the current military commanders. He flew the Lynx in the disaster relief following Hurricane Mitch and was involved in the handover in Hong Kong. He is still a serving Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy and is now responsible for Standards and Practices within the Fleet Air Arm.
Paul Nicholls

Paul Nicholls is the UK's most successful National Hunt trainer, winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup on four occasions, so far. He has been Champion Trainer for five consecutive seasons from 2005 to 2009/10.
David Niven

David Niven was born in London in 1910. Following Sandhurst and a brief career in the Highland Light Infantry, he sailed to North America where he undertook a number of jobs before heading to Hollywood. He starred in many films, most famously The Prisoner of Zenda in 1937, before returning to Britain when war broke out, to join the Rifle Brigade. Following the war, he returned to Hollywood where he made many more films including Death on the Nile, Casino Royale and The Guns of Navarone.
David Niven

David Niven was born in London in 1910. Following Sandhurst and a brief career in the Highland Light Infantry, he sailed to North America where he undertook a number of jobs before heading to Hollywood. He starred in many films, most famously The Prisoner of Zenda in 1937, before returning to Britain when war broke out, to join the Rifle Brigade. Following the war, he returned to Hollywood where he made many more films including Death on the Nile, Casino Royale and The Guns of Navarone.
Trevor Noah

Born under apartheid to a black South African mother and a white European father, Trevor Noah's improbable rise to stardom led to his sold-out one-man show at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe Festival that became one of the most talked-about shows at the festival that year. He has appeared on QI, 8 Out of 10 Cats, The Royal Variety Performance and Live at the Apollo. In 2015 Noah succeeded Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show.
Christina Noble

Christina Noble was born in the slums of Dublin city. At the age of ten her mother died, and her alcoholic father could no longer care for her or her siblings. In the years that followed she suffered physical, emotional and sexual abuse in orphanages and on the streets, and after her marriage she was the victim of domestic violence. One night she had a dream about the street children of Vietnam and decided to make it reality. In 1989 she set up the Christina Noble Children's Foundation in Ho Chi Minh city and in 1997 she expanded it to Mongolia. To this day she continues to devote her life to improving the lives of the street children.
Kim Noble

Kim Noble is a gifted artist whose work has been exhibited around the world. On 6 October 2010 Kim was interviewed by Oprah for Oprah's anniversary show. Jeff Hudson has written and ghostwritten twenty books, including several true-life bestsellers. He has also been published in The Independent, The Guardian and Time Out.
Bernie Nolan

Bernie Nolan was the lead singer in the band The Nolans alongside her sisters. She has appeared in Brookside and The Bill, and was also a contestant on From Pop Star to Opera Star. She lives in Surrey with her husband and daughter.