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June 2022

Mr B’s, Bath, UK

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Geoff Dyer, award-winning author of four novels, and ten non-fiction books including Out of Sheer Rage, Yoga For People Who Can’t Be Bothered to Do It, and White Sands, talks to us about his new book The Last Days of Roger Federer; a blend of criticism, memoir and repartee forming something entirely new. For more information click HERE.

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LRB Bookshop, London

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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5 x 15, London

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Louisiana Museum, Copenhagen

June 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

THE ELOQUENCE OF DIANE ARBUS AND THE WISDOM IN HER PHOTOGRAPHS The British author and critic Geoff Dyer, who is a great connoisseur of photography – and especially in the period when Diane Arbus worked – believes that one can rightly say that Arbus has added “new insight” to the world. Or, as he puts it, “a kind of wisdom that goes beyond what one might otherwise register.” In this Lecture, Geoff Dyer will focus on how we can see…

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How to Academy, The Conduit, London

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Geoff Dyer – Live on Stage in London Join ‘possibly the best living writer in Britain’ (Daily Telegraph) as he sets out his own encounter with middle age against the last days of his favourite writers, painters, athletes and musicians. For more information click HERE.

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Hay Festival, Wales, UK

June 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Writer Geoff Dyer sets his own encounter with middle age against the last days and achievements of writers, painters, athletes and musicians who have mattered to him throughout his life. He examines Friedrich Nietzsche’s breakdown in Turin, Bob Dylan’s reinventions of old songs, JW Turner’s paintings of abstracted light, John Coltrane’s cosmic melodies, Jean Rhys’ return from the dead (while still alive) and Beethoven’s final quartets. Oh, and there’s stuff about Roger Federer and tennis, too. For more information click…

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May 2022

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

May 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

In his latest book, Geoff Dyer turns his well-honed wit and sharp-edged wisdom to the consideration of endings. Taking a closer look at endings of significant events in life, and even life itself, Dyer in conversation with Sameer Pandya, assistant professor in the Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, examines the achievements of writers, painters, musicians, and athletes that have meant something to him as he approaches "late middle age." With his signature playful…

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Hammer Museum, Los Angeles Some Favorite Writers: Geoff Dyer

May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Celebrated writer Geoff Dyer returns with The Last Days of Roger Federer, an extended meditation on late style and last works from "one of our greatest living critics" (Kathryn Schulz, New York). For more information click HERE.

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Greenlight Bookstore, Fort Greene, Brooklyn

May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Geoff Dyer presents The Last Days of Roger Federer In conversation with Sam Lipsyte When artists and athletes age, what happens to their work? Does it ripen or rot? Achieve a new serenity or succumb to an escalating torment? As our bodies decay, how do we keep on? Acclaimed author of Out of Sheer Rage and "one of our greatest living critics" (Kathryn Schulz, New York) Geoff Dyer considers these questions in his newest book, The Last Days of Roger…

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McNally Jackson, Brooklyn

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Book Launch: Geoff Dyer Presents The Last Days of Roger Federer: And Other Endings, in conversation with Jeremy Denk When artists and athletes age, what happens to their work? Does it ripen or rot? Achieve a new serenity or succumb to an escalating torment? As our bodies decay, how do we keep on? In this beguiling meditation, Geoff Dyer sets his own encounter with late middle age against the last days and last works of writers, painters, footballers, musicians, and…

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