Jenny Lawson is an award-winning and hugely popular columnist and blogger – her blog, www.thebloggess.com, receives 2-3 million page views every month and she has over 220,000 followers on Twitter. She has been called ‘the funniest woman alive’ (by at least three people), ‘one of the most progressive women’s voices of our time’ (by an acclaimed feminist writer), and ‘totally inappropriate’ (by Marie Claire). Jenny lives in Texas with her husband and daughter.
Jenny Lawson's book Let's Pretend This Never Happenedtopped the NYT list earlier this year and has delighted readers on both sides of the Atlantic. We're furiously happy to be publishing her second book Furiously Happyin the spring of next year.
As Picador celebrates its fortieth anniversary the Picador team are celebrating working for the finest imprint in literary London. I haven’t been at Picador for forty years, of course, but in the spirit of The Picador Book of 40 here are twenty of the most memorable titles I’ve read, not read, or been involved with.