Jon Ronson is an award-winning writer and documentary maker. He is the author of many bestselling books, including Frank: The True Story that Inspired the Movie, Lost at Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries, The Psychopath Test, The Men Who Stare at Goats and Them: Adventures with Extremists. His first fictional screenplay, Frank, co-written with Peter Straughan, starred Michael Fassbender. He lives in London and New York City.
Our pick of some of the greatest book-to-movie adaptations of all time, all of which live up to, and in a few rare cases even surpass, their source material.
As professional bookworms we’re obliged to say that the book is always better than the film. But even we have to admit that there have been some pretty brilliant films based on books in recent times. Here’s our pick of the movies based on classic novels that are definitely worth takin...
Watch Jon Ronson's TED Talk about the lives ruined as the result of high-profile social media shaming, based on his book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed.
We all like to think we're decent people, but all too often we get carried away on social media. Take the quiz and find out if you're really as moral as you think you are.
Kristin Gore, daughter of Al Gore, is behind the script adaptation of Jon Ronson's bestselling investigative journalism The Psychopath Test.
Back in 2012, Jon Ronson found an account on Twitter that shared his name and photograph. He wasn’t especially happy about it, and met with its creators to see if they might be able to take @jon_ronson down. Here’s how the conversation went . . .
Jon Ronson has co-written a movie, Frank, inspired by his time as the keyboard player in Frank Sidebottom’s Oh Blimey Big Band. Here’s how he first met Frank.
Bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, Jon Ronson, delivers an illuminating TED talk on what divides crazy from sane and whether there is a defining line between the two.
Something I found especially shocking was the realization that learning how to be a psychopath-spotter really did turn me quite power-mad. It took precisely three days in West Wales on a psychopath spotting course to turn me from a liberal into someone thrilled to reduce humans to the level of mo...
Discover Jon Ronson's various heroes of the real and virtual (Twitter) worlds, and his favourite books, of course.
40 Things To Do Before I Die: A Bucket List was stuck up on one of our walls in the office. Since we've all had such a good laugh, we thought we'd share it with you. Happy reading.
Jon Ronson is fascinated by madness, strange behaviour and the human mind, and he has spent his life exploring mysterious events and meeting extraordinary people. Collected in this book from various sources (including the Guardian and GQ) are the best of his adventures. In this ext...
A Waterstones interview with the one and only Jon Ronson
Is there a definitive line that divides crazy from sane? With a hair-raising delivery, Jon Ronson, author of The Psychopath Test illuminates the gray areas between the two.
Listen to Jon Ronson read from his book The Psychopath Test and find out more about the test's uses and abuses in justice systems around the world.
Does your boss fit the profile? Here’s our do-it-yourself quiz.(Disclaimer: this is a strictly amateur exercise . . .)
Jon Ronson on psychopaths, writing and writers.
@sonofswiss thank you!!
by @jonronson - 2 hours ago
RT @maggieNYT: If people don't tune in/the ratings are not strong for his first prime time address, it will compound a sense of frustration…
by @jonronson - 18 hours ago
I've tweeted this before but it's such a reminder of how great people can be. https://t.co/u4gcFxRk1e
by @jonronson - 19 hours ago
RT @eadiegilby: @jonronson I thought porn was well documented but WOW Butterfly Effect tells such personal, shocking & sensitive stories. P…
by @jonronson - 23 hours ago
@TJRyan_77 Hey! Can you follow me for a quick DM?
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