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Will Self

UK flag (b.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.
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Will Self
Short stories
Profit and Lust (1950)
The End of the Relationship (1994)

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
Goldsmiths Prize Best Book nominee (2017) : Phone

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 (2002)
Iain Sinclair
"Sinclair's recent work represents some of the most important in contemporary English letters'."
East of Islington (2007)
Sam Taylor
"Fiendishly funny and devastatingly acute."
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."

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