Sanjida Kay


Sanjida Kay - aka Dr Sanjida O’Connell - has a PhD in zoology and psychology. She’s the author of eight novels (Theory of Mind, Angel Bird, The Priest and the Lily and Sugar Island) and four non-fiction books (Mindreading: How we Learn to Love and Lie; Sugar: The Grass that Changed the World; Chimpanzee: The Making of the Film, and Nature’s Calendar). She’s also contributed to two encyclopaedias, had poetry published in an anthology and edited two collections of work by students for the charity, First Story. Sanjida has been shortlisted for the BBC Asia Awards, was one of the winners of the Betty Trask Award for Romantic Fiction, shortlisted for the Daily Telegraph Science Writer’s Award, highly commended for BBC Wildlife Magazine’s Award for Nature Writing and shortlisted for Asian Woman of the Year.

Books by Sanjida Kay