Jodi Picoult

Author of My Sister's Keeper...

Jodi Picoult

Biography

Date of birth: 19 May 1966

Jodi Lynn Picoult is an American author born and raised in Nesconset on Long Island until her family moved to New Hampshire when she was 13. Picoult wrote her first story at five years old, entitled 'The Lobster Which Misunderstood'.

She studied writing at Princeton University and graduated in 1987. Two of her short stories were published in Seventeen magazine whilst still in university. Right after graduation, she began different kinds of work ranging from editing textbooks to teaching eighth grade English. She since earned a master's degree in education from Harvard. Picoult currently has 14 million copies of her books in print worldwide.

Picoult's extensive list of books includes My Sister's Keeper, which was made into a film in 2009. Other novels by Picoult include The Pact (made into a film in 2002), The Tenth Circle, Lone Wolf, Salem Falls and Vanishing Acts, among others.

She also wrote five issues of DC Comics' Wonder Woman series, which were compiled into Wonder Woman: Love and Murder.

Book and writing awards

Picoult was awarded the New England Bookseller Award for fiction in 2003.

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Leaving Time

Leaving Time

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Jenna Metcalf was with her mother the night she disappeared in tragic and mysterious circumstances, but she remembers nothing. Over ten years have passed, and still Jenna reads and rereads her mother's journals, hoping to find some clue...
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Leaving Time

Leaving Time (Hardback)

by Jodi Picoult

Format: Hardback 416 pages
Published: 04/11/2014
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd

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Jenna Metcalf was with her mother the night she disappeared in tragic and mysterious circumstances, but she remembers nothing. Over ten years have... Read more

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The Storyteller (Paperback)

by Jodi Picoult, et al.

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 02/01/2014
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THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER For seventy years, Josef Weber has been hiding in plain sight. He is a pillar of his local community. He is also a... Read more

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Sing You Home

Sing You Home (Hardback)

by Jodi Picoult

Format: Hardback 448 pages
Published: 12/04/2011
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd

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Zoe Baxter has spent ten years trying to get pregnant, and just when she's about to get her heart's desire, tragedy destroys her world. In... Read more

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House Rules

House Rules (Paperback)

by Jodi Picoult

Format: Paperback 640 pages
Published: 25/11/2010
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Jacob Hunt is a teenager: brilliant at maths, wicked sense of humour, extraordinarily organised, hopeless at reading social cues. And Jacob has... Read more

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Handle with Care

Handle with Care (Paperback)

by Jodi Picoult

Format: Paperback 576 pages
Published: 10/12/2009
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Charlotte O'Keefe's beautiful, much-longed-for, adored daughter Willow is born with osteogenesis imperfecta - a very severe form of brittle... Read more

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Change of Heart

Change of Heart (Paperback)

by Jodi Picoult

Format: Paperback 496 pages
Published: 22/11/2008
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June's first husband was killed in a car crash. Against all the odds, her daughter was uninjured and, in another miracle, June found love again... Read more

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My Sister's Keeper

My Sister's Keeper (Paperback)

by Jodi Picoult

Format: Paperback 432 pages
Published: 15/08/2013
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Anna Fitzgerald doesn't want her sister to die. But she's sick of helping her to live. Anna was born to be a perfect genetic match for Kate,... Read more

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Second Glance

Second Glance (Paperback)

by Jodi Picoult

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 21/08/2008
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When a plot of land is being developed in Vermont against the will of a local Native American tribe, strange things begin to happen - and Ross... Read more

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Songs of the Humpback Whale

Songs of the Humpback Whale (Paperback)

by Jodi Picoult

Format: Paperback 448 pages
Published: 20/08/2009
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Jane had always lived in somebody's shadow. Escaping a childhood of abuse by marrying oceanographer Oliver Jones, she finds herself taking... Read more

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Nineteen Minutes

Nineteen Minutes (Paperback)

by Jodi Picoult

Format: Paperback 608 pages
Published: 15/08/2013
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One beautiful March morning, a student goes to school with guns instead of books, and starts shooting. Ten people are killed, and the local town is... Read more

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Vanishing Acts

Vanishing Acts (Paperback)

by Jodi Picoult

Format: Paperback 432 pages
Published: 20/03/2008
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Delia Hopkins has led a charmed life. Raised in rural New Hampshire by her widowed father Andrew, she now has a young daughter, a handsome fianc,... Read more

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Plain Truth

Plain Truth (Paperback)

by Jodi Picoult

Format: Paperback 608 pages
Published: 15/08/2013
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Katie Fisher is Amish. For eighteen years, she has grown up in a community set apart from the modern world by lifestyle and belief. It is a... Read more

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Mercy

Mercy (Paperback)

by Jodi Picoult

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 29/12/2007
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Cameron MacDonald has spent his life guided by duty. As the police chief of a small Massachusetts town that has been home to generations of his... Read more

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Harvesting the Heart

Harvesting the Heart (Paperback)

by Jodi Picoult

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 23/06/2011
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Paige has only a few vivid memories of her mother, who abandoned her when she was five. Now, having left home and her father for dreams of art... Read more

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Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect (Paperback)

by Jodi Picoult

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 12/09/2013
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She is Jane Doe. A woman who cannot remember her name, found hurt and bleeding, alone, in a graveyard. All she knows is a feeling: that she's... Read more

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The Tenth Circle

The Tenth Circle (Paperback)

by Jodi Picoult

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 21/11/2013
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Trixie Stone only goes to the party that night to get her boyfriend back. By morning, Trixie is under police protection and Jason, her ex, has been... Read more

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Wonder Woman: Love and Murder

Wonder Woman: Love and Murder (Hardback)

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Format: Hardback 128 pages
Published: 07/11/2007
Publisher: DC Comics

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Written by Jodi Picoult Art by Terry Dodson, Drew Johnson and others Cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson Best-selling author Jodi Picoult... Read more

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