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.


Authors appearing at the 2017 Hay Festival

Authors appearing at the 2017 Hay Festival

Each May the historic Welsh town of Hay-on-Wye welcomes readers and authors for the Hay Festival.  Read on for a list of the Picador authors appearing at this year's event and how to buy tickets to see them.

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.