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									Jane GreenJane Green
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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Fact File

Jane Green
Also Known As:
Current Home:
Westport, Connecticut
Date of Birth:
May 31, 1968
Place of Birth:
London, England
"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?”

*  Jane Green's official web site

Green's Latest

Selected Works

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								Second Chance, Author: 
								Jane Green.

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Second Chance
by Jane Green
The New York Times-bestselling author is back at it with a tale of life, love, and children-and what happens when the fairy tale doesn't always come true. An awful death brings together friends who haven't been in touch since school. Maybe they'll all get a "second chance."
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*  Straight Talking: A Novel (1997)
*  Jemima J.: A Novel about Ugly Ducklings and Swans (2000)
*  Mr. Maybe (2001)
*  Babyville (2003)
*  To Have and to Hold (2004)
*  The Other Woman (2005)
*  Swapping Lives (2006)
*  Second Chance (2007)

*  See the Jane Green chronology

Author Incognito

"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

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								High Fidelity, Author: 
								Nick Hornby.

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High Fidelity
by Nick Hornby
"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."

*Straight Talking: A Novel  by Jane Green
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								The Magician's Assistant, Author: 
								Ann Patchett.

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The Magician's Assistant
by Ann Patchett
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

*Rough Music  by Patrick Gale
*Pursuit of Love  by Nancy Mitford
*Comfort of Strangers  by Ian McEwan
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