Andrea Ashworth

Andrea Ashworth

Andrea Ashworth was born in Manchester in 1969. She now lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.


The phenomenon that is misery

Flicking through the latest edition of The Bookseller, I see that there are four titles in the non-fiction top twenty list of bestselling books which come under the bracket 'Life Stories', as in, for example, Maria Landon's Daddy’s Little Earner, or Constance Briscoe's Beyond Ugly. Arguably, the darkness of human life that these books so often depict is becoming a national fascination.