Jon Ronson

Jon Ronson

Jon Ronson is an award-winning writer and documentary maker. He is the author of three bestsellers, Them: Adventures with Extremists, The Men Who Stare At Goats, and The Psychopath Test, and three collections, Out of the Ordinary: True Tales of Everyday Craziness, What I Do: More True Tales of Everyday Craziness, and Lost at Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries. He lives in London and New York City.


Win tickets to see Jon Ronson's 5x15 talk

Win tickets to see Jon Ronson's 5x15 talk

Win a pair of tickets to hear Jon Ronson talk about the phenomenon of public shaming, the subject of his new book, So You've Been Publicly Shamed. Also speaking at the 5x15 event are four people who have found themselves on the wrong side of an angry public: Charlie Gilmour, Christopher Jefferies, Folami Prehaye and Max Mosley.

When Jon Ronson met Frank Sidebottom

Jon Ronson has co-written a movie, Frank, inspired by his time as the keyboard player in Frank Sidebottom’s Oh Blimey Big Band. Here’s how he first met Frank.

Jon Ronson talks psychopaths on TED

Is there a definitive line that divides crazy from sane? With a hair-raising delivery, Jon Ronson, author of The Psychopath Test illuminates the gray areas between the two.