Lynn Barber is widely regarded as one of Britain’s best celebrity interviewers. Her interviews have won five British Press Awards and a What the Papers Say award. A memoir of Barber's career as a celebrity interviewer, A Curious Career, was published in May 2014. She has written for Vanity Fair, The Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph and The Observer. She now writes for the Sunday Times.
An Education, a 2009 coming-of-age drama film is based on a memoir of her life. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards in 2010 including Best Picture.