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Hotel Oblivion

Geoff Dyer

‘The mushrooms made an unexpected comeback and all the accumulated confusion of the day burst in upon us and left us stranded in an alien city’.

Geoff Dyer

Geoff Dyer is the author of ten non-fiction books and four novels, including Out of Sheer Rage, Zona and, most recently, See/Saw. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Dyer lives in Los Angeles. ‘Being-in-the-World’ is an extract from The Last Days of Roger Federer, forthcoming from Canongate on 9 June 2022, and from Farrar, Straus and Giroux in the US.

Photograph © Guy Drayton

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