Jonathan Coe

Location
Arts Building, Lecture room 1
Category
Arts and Law, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Students
Dates
Monday 14th March 2016 (17:00-18:30)
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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.