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Lynn Barber

Lynn Barber was born in 1944 and studied English at the University of Oxford. She began her career in journalism at Penthouse, and has since worked for a number of major British newspapers and for Vanity Fair. She has won five British Press Awards and has published two volumes of her celebrated interviews, Mostly Men (1991) and Demon Barber (1998). An Education (2010), Lynn Barber’s memoir about her schoolgirl affair with a con man, was made into an Oscar-nominated film in 2010, with a screenplay by Nick Hornby. A Curious Career, published in May 2014, continues the story of her life as a journalist and interviewer. 

Twitter: @lynnbaba

Books in order of publication:

How to Improve Your Man in Bed (1974)

How to Enjoy Playing Around (1975)

The Single Woman’s Sex Book (1976)

The Heyday of Natural History, 1820-1870 (1980)

Mostly Men (1991)

Demon Barber (1998)

An Education (2009)

A Curious Career (2014)


Lynn Barber Titles