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Jon Ronson

Jon Ronson's nonfiction books "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/or New York Times bestsellers. "The Psychopath Test" spent nearly two years on the UK bestseller list. His books have been translated into more than 26 languages.

"The Men Who Stare At Goats" was adapted into a film starring George Clooney. The film adaptation of "The Psychopath Test" is currently in development - starring Scarlett Johansson, directed by Jay Roach, and with a screenplay by Kristin Gore.

Jon’s original screenplays include "Frank," which he co-wrote with Peter Straughan. It won them the 2014 best screenplay award at the British Independent Film Awards, and "Okja," which is currently in post-production starring Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal and Paul Dano. "Okja," directed by Bong Joon-Ho, will be released in 2017.

In the US Jon is a regular contributor to This American Life, the New York Times magazine and GQ magazine, and has appeared as a guest on shows like "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "Conan," and "Inside Amy Schumer."

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

He lives at the moment in New York, where he’s working on an audio series for Audible called "The Butterfly Effect" and has just published an Amazon Kindle Single called "The Elephant In the Room: A Journey into the Trump Campaign."