Rachele Dini is a writer and academic with a background in English literature, market research and advertising. She has a BA Hons from Cambridge University, an MA from King's College London, and a PhD from University College London. Rachele is interested in the lexicon of marketing and propaganda, as well as the story behind consumerism as we know it today. Much of her work focuses on the representation of production and consumption in modern and contemporary Anglo-American fiction, and on the relationship between consumer culture and the novel form. Her first book, "Consumerism, Waste, and Re-use in 20th-century Fiction," will be published with Palgrave Macmillan in 2016.