' A screamingly funny genre-defying feat ... sublime.' Maggie O'Farrell, Daily Telegraph
Geoff Dyer is the author of Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi and three previous novels, as well as nine non-fiction books. Dyer has won the Somerset Maugham Prize, the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction, a Lannan Literary Award, the International Center of Photography's 2006 Infinity Award for writing on photography and the American Academy of Arts and Letters' E.M. Forster Award. In 2009 he was named GQ's Writer of the Year. He won a National Book Critics Circle Award in 2012 and was a finalist in 1998. He lives in London.
* Among the most original and talented writers of his generation. Independent on Sunday * Refreshingly outlandish ... remarkable. Evening Standard * He flits from one exotic location to another ... meditating with frightening intelligence and laser-guided wit on the human comedy. At times i was reduced to helpless laughter, at others to impotent envy. Mail on Sunday