Sam Byers is the author of Idiopathy, which was published in 2013. His work has been translated into ten languages and his writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Spectator, and the Times Literary Supplement. His second novel, Perfidious Albion, is published in August 2018.
Sam Byers on Granta.com
‘In terms of aspiration, leaving London was the new moving to London. You slogged it out, made a name for yourself, then decamped to the sticks and devoted yourself to trashing city life on Twitter while roaming the fields in pursuit of your tweedy ideals.’