This tour de force of visual scrutiny and stylistic flair gathers Geoff Dyer’s lively, engaged criticism over the course of a decade.
“Brilliant… The great Great War book of our time.” Observer
“Profoundly haunting and fearless… Dyer’s trademark wit and uniqueness surround you… His very best.” Pico Iyer, The New York Times Book Review
“May be the best book ever written about jazz.” David Thomson, Los Angeles Times
“There is very little fine writing on photography. Geoff Dyer’s The Ongoing Moment adds superbly to that tiny canon: clever, provocative, witty and shrewdly on the nail.” William Boyd
“The funniest book I have ever read.” Steve Martin on Geoff Dyer’s Out of Sheer Rage
“If any British writer can try on the mantle of Calvino, Dyer can. He has a poet’s gift with metaphor as well as an ability to grasp ideas, hold them, pass them on.” New Statesman & Society
“In the race to be first in describing the lost generation of the 1980s, Geoff Dyer in The Colour of Memory leads past the winning post.” The Times
“Books by Geoff Dyer get under your skin. Where most writers barely nick the flesh of human feeling, Dyer somehow manages to dig deeper.” Guardian
“Not just an education but a joy”, Zadie Smith on Working the Room, Geoff Dyer’s collection of essays from 1999-2010.”
Geoff Dyer’s first book, a critical study of the work of John Berger.