Jessie Burton was born in 1982. She studied at Oxford University and the Central School of Speech and Drama, and has worked as an actress and a PA in the City. She now lives in south-east London, not far from where she grew up. She is the author of the bestselling novels The Miniaturist and The Muse.
Julia Donaldson, Jessie Burton and Peter James were amongst many authors honoured at the 2017 Specsavers Bestseller Awards on Thursday 25th January 2018.
Read on for all the information you need about the TV adaptation of Jessie Burton’s The Miniaturist, which aired on BBC One at Christmas.
Whether you’re planning a trip to the Dutch capital in which the book is set, or want to find out more about the story’s setting, read on and find out more about the iconic Amsterdam locations which feature in The Miniaturist.
Watch how the house of The Miniaturist (including a miniature Peebo the parrot) came to life for the book's cover in this video.
Picador designer Katie Tooke shares the story of bringing the miniature characters from Jessie Burton's bestselling novel to life for the book's cover.
We've rounded up the new TV series and films based on fiction that we can't wait to watch.
If you and your book group have read The Miniaturist and are looking for some questions to kick off your discussion, then you're in the right place: these ten questions have been compiled by Jessie Burton and her editor Francesca Main.
Picador has signed the next two books from Jessie Burton, million-copy bestselling author of The Miniaturist and The Muse.
From the beaches of Sussex in 1935, to the swinging sixties in London and Sicily in the 1870s, these books will take you to another time and place, wherever you’re spending the summer.
We celebrate a few of our favourite literary ladies, from worldwide superstars to newly discovered debut authors.
Jessie Burton, bestselling author of The Muse and The Miniaturist, shares her favourite females in literature.
If you and your book group have read Jessie Burton's The Muse and are looking for some questions and inspiration to kick off your discussion, we've got just what you need.
Whether you're reading on a far-flung beach or in your own back garden, you can still be transported somewhere exciting with this summer's best new books, from the likes of Jessie Burton, Mark Watson and Judy Blume.
Designing a second novel after a million-copy bestseller is no easy task. Picador designer Ami Smithson explains how the beautiful cover design for Jessie Burton's The Muse came about.
Watch Jessie Burton, China Miéville and more of our favourite Picador authors reading from their new books.
We all know a beautiful book cover when we see one – it can pull you as if by magic from one side of the bookshop to the other with its shiny gold foil or its stroke-me surface. But magic it is not: Charlie Mainprize in Picador’s production team took us through some example...
We're counting down to Christmas with a Miniaturist themed advent calendar. Check back each day in December for behind-the-scenes content, exclusive giveaways, and incentives for travel in 2015!
It's already been a big year for a book about very tiny things, and now The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton has been announced as Book of the Year 2014 by Waterstones. Jessie was also chosen as the winner of the Books Are My Bag New Writer of the Year Award at last week's Specsaver...
Big news for a book about miniature things – The Miniaturist is one of eight books chosen by Waterstones booksellers for their book of the year shortlist.
Jessie Burton talks to BBC News 24 about her million-copy bestseller, The Miniaturist. Hear how she first came upon the idea for the novel, how she juggled her job as a PA with writing, and...
In the face of sexism that is so casually doled out by the media, women's fiction continues to excel. The celebration of women's fiction is a progressive and necessary component to the world of literature and publishing.