Geoff Dyer


Geoff Dyer’s books include But Beautiful, Yoga For People Who Can't Be Bothered To Do It , Out of Sheer Rage, Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi, and Otherwise Known as the Human Condition, a selection of essays to be published by Graywolf in March. His many awards include a Somerset Maugham Prize, the E. M. Forster Award, and a Lannan Literary Fellowship. The piece posted here will appear in The Inevitable: Contemporary Writers Confront Death, an anthology of essays that is edited by David Shields and Bradford Morrow and is forthcoming from Norton in February.

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