Edward Docx

Edward Docx

Edward Docx was born in 1972 and lives in London. He is the author of The Calligrapher, which was highly acclaimed and widely translated and Self Help, which was a contender for the 2007 Booker Prize.


12 great novels in 40 words

In 2012, Picador celebrated its 40th birthday with the publication of The Picador Book of Forty, a collection of essays and stories by Picador authors on the theme of the number forty. In this essay, Edward Docx, author of Self Help and The Devils Garden, sums up his favourite novels in a mere forty words. Quite a feat.