Rosamund Lupton graduated from Cambridge University in 1986. After reviewing books for The Literary Review and being invited to join the Royal Court Theatre, she won a television play competition and subsequently worked as a full-time script writer for television and film.
Her first novel, Sister, was the fastest-selling title by a debut author in WH Smith’s history and was the winner of the Richard and Judy Best Debut Novel of 2011. It was also chosen for Radio 4’s Book at Bedtime. Her second novel, Afterwards, was the second biggest-selling fiction title of 2011 as listed by The Sunday Times. Her latest book, The Quality of Silence was published July 2015 (Little, Brown)