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Geoff Dyer

Geoff Dyer Shares His Reading Recommendations

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.20.2014 | Books

Brief Interviews is a series in which writers discuss language, literature, and a handful of Proustian personality questions. Geoff Dyer is the aut...

National Book Critics Announce Annual Awards

AP | By HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 03.09.2012 | Books

NEW YORK -- Short story writer Edith Pearlman has won the National Book Critics Circle award for fiction. Pearlman was cited Thursday for "Binocular ...

The Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 03.06.2012 | Books

"Zona" by Geoff Dyer Pantheon, $24.00 Published on February 21st, 2012 What is it about? British essayist Geoff Dyer talks through every ...

Books For Your Star Sign

Madeleine Crum | Posted 05.15.2012 | Books

It's a cheesy pick-up line and common tattoo theme that makes regular appearances in the backs of girlish magazines. It's in the sky, in the news and ...

Julian Barnes, E.M. Forster, and the Message of the Unreliable Narrator

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 02.20.2012 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

What does an unreliable narrator tell us about ourselves?

3 Memoirs That Won't Make You Slit Your Wrists | By Sarah Manguso | Posted 08.03.2011 | Books

The memoir had a boom in the past couple of decades; now it's facing a backlash. Whatever happened to the "lost art of shutting up," Neil Genzlinger l...

What Will Survive of Us?

Geoff Dyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Geoff Dyer

The first one I saw was on the corner of West 36th St and Sixth Avenue: a racing bicycle, painted completely white (tyres, saddle, spokes--everything)...

Plan ForYourArt May 13-19

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

What dramatic role does art play in fiction, and in the understanding of a place? In this Getty Perspectives lecture, presented in collaboration with Zocalo, Geoff Dyer discusses his work, art and fiction.

Fine By Me: Geoff Dyer's Unlikely Terms of Engagement

James Wallenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
James Wallenstein

While Geoff Dyer's work may appear "unprecedented," this appearance could not be further from the truth. Precedents, and predecessors, abound.

New Yorker Writer James Wood's Best Books Of 2009

The New Yorker | James Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I was excited, this year, by Lydia Davis's "Collected Stories" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), a beautiful collection of original writings. Though Davis is...