Jacky Colliss Harvey is a writer and editor. She studied English at Cambridge University and History of Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art. She has worked in museum publishing for the last 20 years and is a commentator and reviewer who speaks in both the UK and abroad on the arts and popular culture. She divides her time between London and New York. Her last book was Red: A History of the Redhead.
A fascinating new book. * Guardian on RED * A bright and breezy cultural history. * Daily Telegraph on RED * An entertaining romp through the meaning and mythology of red hair. * Sunday Times on RED * Engagingly informative. * Daily Mail on RED * Colliss Harvey is an engaging narrator. She sets scenes and creates immediacy. She writes eloquently, sometimes humorously, often rousingly. * Independent on RED * Informative, irresistible, quirky and deeply perceptive. Anyone who has ever loved a creature should read this book. -- Sir Roy Strong [A] lively exploration...Colliss Harvey has an eye for surprising details and a lovely way with description. * Sunday Times *