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Geoff Dyer
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GEOFF DYER's most recent work, Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush was published by Pantheon Books in May 2014. His previous books include But Beautiful (winner of the Somerset Maugham Award); The Missing of the Somme; Out of Sheer Rage; The Ongoing Moment (winner of the ICP Infinity Award for writing on photography); Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi; and Zona. His many awards include the E. M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, and, most recently, a National Book Critics Circle Award for the essay collection Otherwise...

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April 7, 2015
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Another Great Day at Sea
Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $15.95

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Another Great Day at Sea
Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $24.95

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of... Read more >
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Another Great Day at Sea
Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

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Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi
A Novel
Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi

Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $15.00

In Venice, Jeff Atman, a jaded, bellini-swigging journalist meets a beautiful woman at the Bienalle and embarks on a drug-soaked, sex-filled, life-changing affair.

In Varanasi, an unnamed journalist (who may or may not be Jeff) joins thousands of pilgrims on the banks of the holy Ganges. He intends to stay for... Read more >
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The Missing of the Somme

Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $14.95

From one of our most beloved, original authors, a classic book never before published in the U.S.—a personal meditation on war and remembrance.

Geoff Dyer has won fans writing about everything from jazz to D.H. Lawrence, from photography to neurotic enlightenment, from Cambodia to Rome. The Missing of the Somme, his... Read more >
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The Missing of the Somme

Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Ongoing Moment

Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $16.95

Great photographs change the way we see the world; The Ongoing Moment changes the way we look at both.

Focusing on the ways in which canonical figures like Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Strand, Walker Evans, André Kertész, Edward Weston, Dorothea Lange, Diane Arbus, and William Eggleston have photographed the same things—barber shops... Read more >
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The Ongoing Moment

Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 11, 2009
Price: $13.99

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Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It

Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 6, 2004
Price: $15.00

“A delightfully original book. . . . Dyer’s writing brims with offbeat insights that had me chuckling for hours later, or reading aloud to dinner companions.” —Tony Horowitz, The New York Times Book Review

“An irresistibly funny storyteller, [Dyer] is adept at fiction, essay, and reportage, but happiest when twisting all three... Read more >
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Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It

Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Zona
A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room
Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $15.00

There is no other writer at work today like the award-winning Geoff Dyer. Here he embarks on an investigation into Andrei Tarkovsky's Stalker, the masterpiece of cinema that has haunted him since he first saw it thirty years ago.

“Geoff Dyer's book is ostensibly a commentary on the Russian movie Stalker, but... Read more >
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Zona
A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room
Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Sons and Lovers

Written by D.H. Lawrence
Introduction by Geoff Dyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: August 17, 1999
Price: $11.95

With a new Introduction by Geoff Dyer
Commentary by Anthony Burgess, Jessie Chambers,
Frieda Lawrence, V.S. Pritchett, Kate Millett, and Alfred Kazin

Of all Lawrence's work, Sons and Lovers tells us most about the emo-
tional source of his ideas," observed Diana Trilling. "The famous Lawrence theme of the struggle for sexual power--and he... Read more >
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