Geoff Dyer: An Event About A Book About A Film…
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If nothing else, Geoff Dyer is a polymath who likes to challenge himself. What other conclusion can you arrive at when he subtitles his latest book, Zona, as ‘A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room’? The film in question is Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker which Dyer uses as the starting point for a meditation on cinema, love, life, a missing bag and, um, Jeremy Clarkson. Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival
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Q&A: Geoff Dyer on new book Zona at 2012 Edinburgh International Book Festival2 Aug 2012
Dyer sets out to unlock Andrew Takovsky's Stalker in new book
Give us five words to describe Zona? My thoughts on Tarkovsky’s film Stalker [Ed: OK, that’s six, but we’ll let Geoff off]. Which author should be more famous than they are now? John Jeremiah Sullivan who wrote Pulphead. He is a great stylist and…
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