Alfred Fidjestol has published several critically acclaimed biographies and history books about humans and cultural institutions. In 2014, Fidjestol became the first non-fiction author ever to receive Glydendal's Hunger Award. He was awarded the Sprakprisen Prize in 2017. He lives in Norway.
ALMOST HUMAN is a superbly written book that has something of profound importance to say about our relationship with animals, whose existence increasingly we are both defining and curtailing. I doubt there will be a more moving and disturbing celebrity biography published any time soon. - Sydney Morning Herald