Anglo-English Attitudes

Anglo-English Attitudes

Geoff Dyer


Geoff Dyer's books were commonly praised for his or her originality, style and variety - traits displayed much more boldly in his journalism. fending off any specialism, writing on no matter what him at a given time, he has completed enviable freedom as an essayist, journalist and critic. ANGLO-ENGLISH ATTITUDES brings jointly his most sensible freelance paintings of the final fifteen years. There are sustained meditations on photographers (from canonical figures like Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capa to the hardly recognized grasp William Gedney), on painters (Bonnard, Gauguin), musicians (Coltrane, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan) and shut serious engagements with writers (Camus, Graham Greene, Cormac McCarthy, Michael Ondaatje and Martin Amis). additionally listed below are idiosyncratic reflections on boxing, on gathering, on Airfix versions and motion guy, and infrequently hilarious debts of his 'misadventures': flying in a Mig-29 in Moscow, at the razz with Def Leppard in Seoul, on safari in Africa, and in difficulty studying to freefall parachute. and masses, a lot more...

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