Geoff Dyer


Welcome to Geoff Dyer’s official website.

Geoff is the author of four novels: Paris Trance, The Search, The Colour of Memory, and Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi; two collections of essays, Anglo-English Attitudes and Working the Room; and six genre-defying titles: But Beautiful, The Missing of the Somme, Out of Sheer Rage, Yoga For People Who Can’t Be Bothered To Do It, The Ongoing Moment and Zona, about Andrei Tarkovsky’s film Stalker.

A collection of essays from the last twenty years entitled Otherwise Known as the Human Condition was published in the US in April 2011 and won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism.

His most recent book Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H W Bush was published in May 2014 (US: Pantheon, UK: Visual Editions). A new book, White Sands, will be published in May 2016 (Pantheon, US; Canongate, UK).