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John Niven


John Niven was born in Irvine, Ayrshire. He has written for The Times, Independent, Word and FHM among other publications. He is also the author of the novella Music from Big Pink and the novel Kill Your Friends.

Genres: Literary Fiction, General Fiction
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel nominee (2014) : Straight White Male

John Niven recommends
Ask Bob (2015)
(Bob Servant)
Neil Forsyth
"You'll wet yourself. I did."
The Rise and Fall of the Miraculous Vespas (2015)
(Disco Days, book 2)
David F Ross
"Simply brilliant."
Darke (2017)
Rick Gekoski
"Staggeringly accomplished. Heartbreakingly true. A shockingly monumental first novel."
Bloody January (2017)
(Harry McCoy, book 1)
Alan Parks
"A brilliant debut. Taut, violent and as close you'll get to 1970s Glasgow without a tardis."
Night Time Cool (2018)
Jamie Paradise
"Sharp, hilarious, and offbeat."

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