Hadley Freeman was born in New York in 1978 and read English Literature at the University of Oxford. She is the author of The Meaning of Sunglasses published by Penguin in 2009, Be Awesome: Modern Essays for Modern Ladies, and Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned from 80s Movies, published by 4th Estate in 2014 and 2016 respectively. She has been a columnist and staff writer for The Guardian and is now a staff writer at The Sunday Times. Her work has appeared in Vogue US and Vogue UK, New York magazine, Harper's Bazaar and many other publications. Her bestselling family memoir, House of Glass: The Story and Secrets of a Twentieth-Century Jewish Family, was published in 2020 and the paperback was Waterstone's Book of the Month in March 2021. Her most recent book is Good Girls: A Story and Study of Anorexia. She lives in London.
Books in order of publication:
The Meaning of Sunglasses: And a Guide to (Almost) All Things Fashionable (2008)
Be Awesome: Modern Life for Modern Ladies (2013)
Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned from 80s Movies and Why We Don’t Learn from Movies Anymore (2015)
House of Glass: The Story and Secrets of a Twentieth-Century Jewish Family (2020)
Good Girls: A Story and Study of Anorexia (2023)