Will Self

Will Self

Will Self, born in London in 1961, is a writer, journalist and political commentator. His books have been translated into over twenty languages. The novel “Dorian: An Imitation” (Viking Press, 2002) was nominated for the Booker Prize. Self writes for The Guardian, The New York Times and The London Review of Books. Will Self lives in London.

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Articles by this author

Above (Issue I/2019)

The English as inventors of alpinism

Why are people in flat countries magnetised to the mountains? An interview with the writer Will Self.


Taboo (Issue I/2021)

The great silence

Everyone thinks they are enlightened. Yet death and sex are still as hidden as they were in Victorian England.


Fear of women (Issue IV/2022)

Bad guys on fire

Remember, remember the fifth of November: the day when effigies of Guy Fawkes and contemporary villains go up in flames in the UK.