Oliver Burkeman is a feature writer for the Guardian. He is a winner of the Foreign Press Association's Young Journalist of the Year award, and has been shortlisted for the Orwell Prize and the What The Papers Say Feature Writer of the Year award. He writes a popular weekly column on psychology, This Column Will Change Your Life, and has reported from London, Washington and New York. His work has also appeared in Esquire, Elle, GQ, the Observer and the New Republic. He was born in Liverpool in 1975, grew up in York, and holds a degree in Social and Political Sciences from Cambridge University.
Addictive, wise and very funny. Burkeman never takes himself too seriously, but the rest of us should. -- Tim Harford, author of THE UNDERCOVER ECONOMIST Filters the actually-quite-useful from the potentially-very-harmful-nonsense . . . quite inspirational. -- Mark Watson, comedian