- Arts Building, Lecture room 1
- Arts and Law, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Students
Writer and satirist, Jonathan Coe, is the author of eleven novels, including the recent 'Number 11', along with 'What a Carve Up', 'The House of Sleep'. He is also the author of the excellent 'Like a Fiery Elephant: The Story of B. S. Johnson', (winner of the 2005 Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction). His writing has been adapted for radio, TV, and film.
Among Jonathan's awards are the Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger for 'What a Carve Up', the Prix Médicis Étranger for 'The House of Sleep', the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for 'The Rotters' Club', and the Samuel Johnson Prize for Like a Fiery Elephant. In 2004 he was made Chevalier l'Ordre des Arts and des Lettres.
His website is at: http://www.jonathancoewriter.com/biography.html (although it doesn't yet have details of his new novel 'Number 11', which is a well received follow up to 'What a Carve Up'.
At the event Jonathan will be giving readings from his work and taking questions.