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Jeanette Winterson

1959 - Today

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Jeanette Winterson (born 27 August 1959) is an English writer whose fame came with her first book, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, a semi-autobiographical novel about a sensitive teenage girl rebelling against convention. Other novels explore gender polarities and sexual identity and later ones the relations between humans and technology. She broadcasts and teaches creative writing. She has won a Whitbread Prize for a First Novel, a BAFTA Award for Best Drama, the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, the E. M. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeanette Winterson has received more than 722,600 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Jeanette Winterson is the 4,712th most popular writer (down from 4,316th in 2019), the 3,754th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,595th in 2019) and the 438th most popular British Writer.

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  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.12

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  • 3.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Jeanette Winterson ranks 4,712 out of 5,794Before her are Linn Ullmann, Gyula Juhász, John Piper, Peter Englund, Marie Kondo, and Karin Slaughter. After her are Rita Mae Brown, Sándor Bródy, Amelia Edwards, John Varley, Domiziana Giordano, and Ivan Dmitriev.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1959, Jeanette Winterson ranks 251Before her are Ettore Messina, Shawn Weatherly, Akhmed Zakayev, Valdemaras Chomičius, Abdulla Yameen, and Hiroyuki Sakashita. After her are Sammy Lee, Domiziana Giordano, Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, Raf, Andrey Belousov, and Peter Molyneux.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jeanette Winterson ranks 3,754 out of 6,924Before her are Roy Bentley (1924), Vincent Regan (1965), Robert Jameson (1774), George W. Campbell (1769), G. Evelyn Hutchinson (1903), and John Ainsworth-Davis (1895). After her are Harriet Walter (1950), Alice Eve (1982), Eric Gill (1882), Jamie Carragher (1978), Edward Wilson (1872), and Sammy Lee (1959).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Jeanette Winterson ranks 438Before her are Susan Blackmore (1951), Gilbert Adair (1944), Kate Atkinson (1951), Thomas Hood (1799), James Thomson (1700), and Pauline Baynes (1922). After her are Amelia Edwards (1831), Terence Rattigan (1911), Alasdair Gray (1934), R. M. Ballantyne (1825), Wilbert Awdry (1911), and Margery Kempe (1373).

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