Part of the "British invasion" of the brand of women's fiction affectionately known as "chick lit," Jane Green's cheeky heroines join the sisterhood whose members include Bridget Jones and Sophie Kinsella's "Shopaholic."
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Date of Birth:
May 31, 1968
Place of Birth:
"Managed to drop out of Fine Art Degree at University."
“I once won Company magazine’s sex scene of the year for Mr. Maybe. Does that count?”
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|"My life is actually very boring," Green confides in our exclusive interview. "The life of a bestselling novelist sounds like it ought to be spectacularly glamorous and fun, but in fact I spend most of my time incognito, and in fact were you to pass me in the street you would think I was just another dowdy suburban mom."|
|An Author's Inspiration||Favorite Writers and Reads|
"In 1998 I picked up a book called High Fidelity by Nick Hornby," Green recalls in our interview, when talking about her inspirations and influences. "It occurred to me that nobody had written the definitive guide for the 30-something woman.... Thus, Straight Talking was born."
|The Magician's Assistant|
We asked Green to tell us about some of her all-time favorite reads. She calls The Magician's Assistant "still my favorite of all Ann Patchett’s books -- as magical as you’d expect from the title." Read our interview to learn more about Green's best-loved books, including