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How I Live Now  
Author Meg Rosoff
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre(s) Young adult
Publisher Puffin Books
Publication date 5 August 2004
Pages 192 pp
ISBN 978-0141380759
OCLC Number 56465545

How I Live Now is a young adult novel by Meg Rosoff, first published in 2004. The book won three notable awards including the Michael L. Printz Award and received generally positive reviews.


Awards and nominations

BBC Radio adaptation

In 2007 the novel was adapted for radio by Elizabeth Burke. There were five parts of fifteen minutes each, which aired daily from 12 to 15 November as the Woman's Hour Drama on BBC Radio 4.[7]


  • Greta Clough as Daisy
  • Matthew Barry as Edmond
  • Heidi Woodrow as Piper
  • Brendan Charleson as Daisy's father
  • Erica Eirian as Aunt Penn
  • Richard Mitchley as Major McEvoy
  • Gareth Warren as Joe

It was directed by Kate McAll and the music was composed by John Hardy.


External links

Preceded by
The First Part Last
Michael L. Printz Award Winner
Succeeded by
Looking for Alaska


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