This Isn't the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You
Tender, sad, funny, and riveting, this is an astonishing collection of work by one of Britain's finest contemporary writers.
Tender, sad, funny, and riveting, this is an astonishing collection of work by one of Britain's finest contemporary writers
'McGregor is a breathtakingly good writer' - The Times 'McGregor's prose is unflinching yet luminous' - Guardian 'Longlisted for the Man Booker for both of his first two novels, McGregor has the ability to give voice to unexplored aspects of our everyday lives' - Sunday Times 'No British writer now writes more finely carved prose - and none more firmly allies artistry and empathy' - Boyd Tonkin, Independent
Jon McGregor is the author of the critically acclaimed If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things, So Many Ways to Begin and Even the Dogs. He is the winner of the Betty Trask Prize and the Somerset Maugham Award, and has been twice longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. He was born in Bermuda in 1976. He grew up in Norfolk and now lives in Nottingham.