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Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi

Today there’s another chance to hear the entire interview with author Geoff Dyer, who the Daily Telegraph has called “the best living writer in Britain”. And Zadie Smith believes “his prose is the equal of anyone in the country – a national treasure.”  On the eve of publication of his fourth work of fiction, Jeff […]

Last Time With Geoff

In our last conversation with highly-acclaimed British author Geoff Dyer, whose fourth novel Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi is published this week, we discuss inter alia how the writer deals with critics, the vagaries of the writer’s life, and the classic dilemma of the romantic poet. In today’s Write Report, Donna reports that children’s […]

It’s All About Tone

In today’s conversation with acclaimed British author Geoff Dyer, whose fourth novel Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi is published this week, we discuss the writer as an obsessive,  the difference between addiction and obsession, what Burning Man meant to Geoff, and why he always favors tone over plot. In today’s Write Report, Donna reports […]

The Fifth Network

We continue talking to acclaimed British author Geoff Dyer whose fourth novel Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi is published this week.  Today we discuss how his current book came about; the relationship between Geoff/Jeff; and coping with readers’ expectations. In today’s Write Report, Donna reports on ScriptFrenzy – a contest to produce 100 pages […]

Put The Writer In the Box

Taking a welcome break from the Scribd story that we first broke on LITOPIA AFTER DARK nearly ten days ago, we’re again talking to highly-acclaimed British author Geoff Dyer (the Daily Telegraph calls  him “the best living writer in Britain”) whose fourth novel Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi is published this week.  Today we’re […]