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Geoff Dyer Could Say Anything
Code: 19  |  Type: Author Talk   |  Genres:
Thursday, May 17 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Ticketed: $15/$10
Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Geoff Dyer
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Geoff Dyer (Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi, Paris Trance and many wonderful other books) is renowned for his discursive approach to an almost impossibly wide range of subjects. In his latest, Zona: A Book about a Film about a Journey to a Room, he explores the mysteries of a film that has haunted him ever since he saw it thirty years ago: Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker, which is widely regarded as one of the greatest cinematic works of all time. (“Every single frame,” declared Cate Blanchett, “is burned into my retina.”) In this very special event, Geoff Dyer talks about the many literary and other byways he is compelled to wander down. And other things. Who knows what he will say?

Geoff Dyer (International)

Geoff Dyer, described by The Daily Telegraph as “possibly the best living writer in Britain”, is the author of Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi and three previous novels, a critical study of John Berger and six other non-fiction books including But Beautiful, winner of the Somerset Maugham Prize, and Out of Sheer Rage, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. His most recent book is Zona, a study of the Tarkovsky film Stalker. Geoff lives in London.

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