The psychotherapist and author on beer breath, afternoon TV and her most unappealing habit
Born in Cheshire, Philippa Perry, 63, trained as a psychotherapist. In 2012, she published How To Stay Sane; her 2019 bestseller, The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (And Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did), has been translated into 38 languages. She is married to the artist Grayson Perry, with whom she presents Grayson’s Art Club on Channel 4. They have a daughter, Flo, and live in London.
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