Joanne Harris

more photos (2)


#35 most followed



Daniele
638 books | 195 friends

Dan Sch...
2,745 books | 1,987 friends

Julie
3,785 books | 2,532 friends

Rachael
3,501 books | 130 friends

Niamh G...
1,380 books | 70 friends

Tracy F...
1,905 books | 1,008 friends

Claudia...
233 books | 46 friends

Bruna
3,026 books | 686 friends

More friends…



Joanne Harris

Goodreads Author


Born
in Barnsley, The United Kingdom
Website

Genre

Member Since
August 2014


Joanne Harris is an Anglo-French author, whose books include fourteen novels, two cookbooks and many short stories. Her work is extremely diverse, covering aspects of magic realism, suspense, historical fiction, mythology and fantasy. She has also written a DR WHO novella for the BBC, has scripted guest episodes for the game ZOMBIES, RUN!, and is currently engaged in a number of musical theatre projects as well as developing an original drama for television.
In 2000, her 1999 novel CHOCOLAT was adapted to the screen, starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. She is an honorary Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and in 2013 was awarded an MBE by the Queen.
Her hobbies are listed in Who's Who as 'mooching, lounging, strutting, strumm
...more

To ask Joanne Harris questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Joanne Harris I think so. Maybe not right now, but I don't think Vianne will let me go so easily...
Joanne Harris Several things; a novel called DIFFERENT CLASS, which is a sequel to my novel GENTLEMEN AND PLAYERS; a collection of illustrated fairytales and a few…moreSeveral things; a novel called DIFFERENT CLASS, which is a sequel to my novel GENTLEMEN AND PLAYERS; a collection of illustrated fairytales and a few other projects besides...(less)
Average rating: 3.82 · 182,878 ratings · 13,190 reviews · 68 distinct works · Similar authors
Chocolat (Chocolat, #1)

3.94 avg rating — 84,369 ratings — published 1998 — 130 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Five Quarters of the Orange

3.82 avg rating — 23,589 ratings — published 2001 — 73 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Blackberry Wine

3.76 avg rating — 10,004 ratings — published 1999 — 51 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Gentlemen and Players

3.87 avg rating — 9,288 ratings — published 2005 — 23 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Girl with No Shadow (Ch...

3.79 avg rating — 11,586 ratings — published 2007 — 74 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Holy Fools

3.58 avg rating — 6,262 ratings — published 2003 — 51 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Coastliners

3.46 avg rating — 5,976 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Peaches for Father Francis ...

3.94 avg rating — 6,578 ratings — published 2012 — 45 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Runemarks (Runemarks, #1)

3.71 avg rating — 5,239 ratings — published 2007 — 46 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sleep, Pale Sister

3.24 avg rating — 2,862 ratings — published 1994 — 36 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Joanne Harris…
Ever wanted to be an author? Don’t worry: you’re not alone. With the ranks of “aspiring authors” growing by the minute, with creative writing courses booming, and with “author” at the top of the list of the nation’s “ideal jobs”, it seems as if most of the population is desperate to join the ranks.

Why? It can’t be money. According to figures recently released by the Society of Authors, the ave... Read more of this blog post »
14 likes ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on April 06, 2016 07:49 • 113 views • Tags: writers, writing
Chocolat The Girl with No Shadow Peaches for Father Francis
Chocolat (3 books)
by
3.92 avg rating — 102,528 ratings

Runemarks Runelight
Runemarks (3 books)
by
3.71 avg rating — 10,527 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Joanne's Recent Updates

Joanne Harris is now friends with Aksi Kukalev
6267938
Joanne Harris made a comment on her review of The Fireman
The Fireman by Joe Hill
" Denise wrote: "It's sounds like a real page turner. My interest is piqued. I've never read this author before and I am curious about graphic language. ...more "
Joanne Harris has read
Becoming Unbecoming by Una
Becoming Unbecoming
by Una
read in May, 2016
Rate this book
Clear rating
Stunning graphic novel, addressing some very tough issues with clarity and compassion. Haunting, articulate, brave and intelligent. All girls should read this. All women will understand it.
Joanne Harris is currently reading
Becoming Unbecoming by Una
Rate this book
Clear rating
Joanne Harris has read
Shrill by Lindy West
Rate this book
Clear rating
Profoundly intimate, funny, raucous, articulate; this is a book for every man who ever thought of women as an alien species; and for every woman who was ever made to feel like a stranger in her own skin. It's not a memoir; it's a reminder that ultima ...more
Joanne Harris has read
The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley
The Loney
by Andrew Michael Hurley
read in May, 2016
Rate this book
Clear rating
A rather superior, slow-burning chiller; nicely-handled, subtle, well-written, with some interesting detail and a terrific sense of place. I felt that the pay-off, though satisfyingly opaque, could have been set up a little more gradually, but that's ...more
Joanne Harris finished reading
The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley
Rate this book
Clear rating
Joanne Harris is currently reading
The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley
Rate this book
Clear rating
Joanne Harris finished reading
Black Water by Louise Doughty
Rate this book
Clear rating
Joanne Harris is currently reading
Black Water by Louise Doughty
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Joanne's books…
“Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or tortuous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive.”
Joanne Harris, Chocolat

“I let it go. It's like swimming against the current. It exhausts you. After a while, whoever you are, you just have to let go, and the river brings you home.”
Joanne Harris, Five Quarters of the Orange

“Children are knives, my mother once said. They don’t mean to, but they cut. And yet we cling to them, don’t we, we clasp them until the blood flows.”
Joanne Harris, The Girl with No Shadow

Polls

More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The Next Best Boo...: Female author recommendations? 73 952 Feb 20, 2009 11:57AM  
Challenge: 50 Books: Mandy's 50 in 2009 34 292 Aug 21, 2009 09:01PM  
The Next Best Boo...: OFFICIAL SUMMER CHALLENGE 2009 6739 10794 Aug 31, 2009 10:23PM  
The Seasonal Read...: Math Tasks 77 332 Oct 02, 2009 04:19PM  
The Seasonal Read...: This topic has been closed to new comments. FALL CHALLENGE 2009 COMPLETED TASKS 3952 2650 Nov 30, 2009 09:01PM  
Challenge: 50 Books: Sarah's 50 Books for 2009! 18 97 Dec 31, 2009 09:26AM  
100+ Books in 2016: Jenn's Attempt at 100 in 2009 24 84 Jan 04, 2010 11:27AM  
“You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”
Ray Bradbury

“You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.”
Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing

“To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.”
Victor Hugo

“Rumpole, you must move with the times."

"If I don't like the way the times are moving, I shall refuse to accompany them.”
John Mortimer, The Anti Social Behaviour Of Horace Rumpole

“lIf someone tries to steal your watch, by all means fight them off. If someone sues you for your watch, hand it over and be glad you got away so lightly.”
John Mortimer




Comments (showing 1-3)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

Brigitta Rendes Thank you for the friend request - love your books:-)


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


message 1: by Julie

Julie Thank you for the friend request - love your books x


back to top