Lakin McCarthy

Lakin McCarthy


Jon Ronson

Writer, Broadcaster, Journalist, Documentary Filmmaker


Jon Ronson

Born in Cardiff, now living in New York, Jon Ronson is an award-winning writer. His non-fiction books including: So You've Been Publicly Shamed, The Psychopath Test, Them: Adventures With Extremists, Lost At Sea and The Men Who Stare At Goats have all been international and New York Times bestsellers. The Psychopath Test spent nearly two years on the UK bestseller list and ten weeks on the New York Times list.

The Men Who Stare At Goats was adapted into a film starring George Clooney. In 2014, his first fictional screenplay - Frank - starring Michael Fassbender and Maggie Gyllenhaal met with great critical acclaim.

In the US he’s a regular contributor to the PRI show This American Life and GQ magazine and has appeared twice on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart.

In the UK he writes regularly for The Guardian and his many documentaries include Stanley Kubrick's Boxes, The Secret Rulers Of The World, and seven series of the multi-award-winning BBC Radio 4 programme Jon Ronson On…

His two most recent projects are the Netflix movie Okja, which he co-wrote with Bong Joon Ho and was released to critical acclaim in June, and The Butterfly Effect, an Audible series about the adult industry.