Jenny Diski was born in London in 1947. A writer of novels and non-fiction as well as essays and reviews, her works appeared in the London Review of Books, the Guardian, Harper’s and New Statesman. Her most recent book, What I Don’t Know About Animals, was published by Virago in 2010. A full list of her published works can be found on her website, and her other writings can be found on her blog, This and That Continued. Jenny died on 28 April 2016.