Pamela Druckerman is an American journalist and author whose 2012 book, Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting, was a top-ten New York Times bestseller. The U.K. edition of the same book, French Children Don’t Throw Food, debuted at #1 in The Sunday Times. The book is being translated into 20 languages. In 2013 Pamela published a sequel called Bébé Day By Day: 100 Keys to French Parenting (its British title is French Parents Don’t Give In). Her first book, Lust In Translation, was published in 2007, and has been translated into (about) ten languages.
From 1997 to 2002 Pamela was a staff reporter at The Wall Street Journal, based in Buenos Aires, São Paulo and New York. Her Op-eds and articles have since appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Observer, the Financial Times, New York Magazine, Monocle and Marie Claire. She has appeared on Good Morning America, the Today Show, National Public Radio, BBC Women’s Hour, and Oprah.com, among many other news outlets.
Pamela speaks regularly to audiences in Europe and the United States, and last year moderated a panel discussion on women at the OECD. She has a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University, and has trained in improvisational comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade. She lives in Paris.