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The Journals of John Cheever

This new edition of The Journals of John Cheever – “one of the most compelling and intimate books you’ll ever read” (Independent) – is introduced by Geoff Dyer.

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The Journals of John Cheever

John Cheever’s journals reveal the inner life of this remarkable writer and the contradictions that drove him. He loved his wife and their children, but was acutely lonely; he loved women, but he also loved men; he hated himself for his drinking, but for much of his life was dependent upon it; he was a great writer, but one whose acute levels of perception often crippled him as a person. His journals are candid, beautiful and often startling.

This new edition is introduced by Geoff Dyer.

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As Editor

This collection of writings on photography by one of the most internationally influential writers of the past fifty years has been edited by Geoff Dyer who has also written an introduction to the book.

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