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Will Self


UK flag (1961 - )

Will Self is the author of The Quantity Theory Of Insanity, shortlisted for the 1992 John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize and winner of the 1993 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, Grey Area, Cock & Bull, My Idea Of Fun, Junk Mail, The Sweet Smell Of Psychosis, Great Apes, Tough, Tough Toys For Tough, Tough Boys, Dorian, and How The Dead Live, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel of the Year 2002. He lives in London.
 
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Short stories
Profit and Lust (1950)
The End of the Relationship (1994)


Awards
Whitbread Prize Best Novel nominee (2000) : How the Dead Live
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel winner (2008) : The Butt
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2012) : Umbrella


Will Self recommends

W9 and Other Lives (1996)
Carlo Gébler
"Gébler's pellucid prose style is the perfect instrument with which to probe a reader's heart."
London Orbital
London Orbital (2002)
Iain Sinclair
"Sinclair's recent work represents some of the most important in contemporary English letters'."
East of Islington
East of Islington (2007)
Sam Taylor
"Fiendishly funny and devastatingly acute."
Skin Lane
Skin Lane (2007)
Neil Bartlett
"A fiendishly taut little psycho-shocker."

Old Men in Love (2007)
Alasdair Gray
"He's the very best Alasdair Gray that we have, and we should cherish his works accordingly."

A Clockwork Apple (2008)
Belinda Webb
"A dazzling new voice bursts through the tired old glass ceiling of English fiction. Belinda Webb is a writer to watch."

The Grid (2008)
Jeremy Reed
"A wild, minatory, extravagantly delusional work of poetic brilliance."

The Sunshine Years (2013)
Afsaneh Knight
"Refreshing."


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