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Toby Litt


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Toby Litt was born in 1968. He grew up in Ampthill, Bedfordshire. A graduate of Malcolm Bradburys Creative Writing M.A. at the University of East Anglia, he is the author of two books of short stories, Adventures in Capitalism and Exhibitionism, and seven novels, Beatniks, Corpsing, Deadkidsongs, Finding Myself, Ghost Story, Hospital and I play the drums in a band called okay. He edited Henry Jamess last novel The Outcry for Penguin Modern Classics. He is a Granta Best of Young British Novelist.

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
   Mutants (2016)
   Wrestliana (2018)
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Short stories
On the Etiquette of Eye-contact During Oral Sex (2000)


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The Good Son (2015)
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