Geoff Dyer

Season 3, Episode 5

On the 100th anniversary of The Battle of the Somme on July 1st, Robin and Josie chatted with the acclaimed writer of ‘The Missing of the Somme’, Geoff Dyer about that plus his entire body of work including his new book, ‘White Sands’. All that and jazz, Tarkovsky, Brexit, Jean Rhys, sitcoms and more.


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Reading List

Geoff recommends:

Out of Sheer Rage by Geoff Dyer

But beautiful : a book about jazz by Geoff Dyer

At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails by Sarah Bakewell

The work of John Berger

Robin recommends:

Zona by Geoff Dyer

The Stag Movie Review by HC Shelby

Ways of Telling by Geoff Dyer

Why They Aren’t Writing the Great American Novel Anymore by Tom Wolfe

Boredom by Geoff Dyer

The Missing of the Somme by Geoff Dyer

White Sands by Geoff Dyer

Josie recommends:

The work of Jean Rhys

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