Monday November 30, 2020

Jodi Picoult: ‘We are all probably thinking right now: Where am I going? How did I get here? Will this derail me?’

Novelist Jodi Picoult talks about politics in her novels, an unhappy experience with Hollywood and her 27th book, which deals with the different paths a life can take

22nd November, 2020
Jodi Picoult has sold more than 40 million books to date and been translated into 34 languages

Jodi Picoult is the undisputed maven of the high-concept book. Her publishers must be delighted every time she arrives into the office with an on-the-pulse elevator pitch to hand.

Up until 2016, the 54-year-old was delivering a novel a year (she has now scaled back to one every two years, giving her time to work on other projects).

Great ideas aside, Picoult is finding much to mull over in the United States’ current political climate. In...

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