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White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World

Considered one of Britain’s greatest contemporary writers, Geoff Dyer is the award-winning author of books such as But Beautiful and Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi. In discussing his latest book, White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World, he’ll deal with the power of memory, his experiences ranging from the Lightning Field in New Mexico to a hunt for Gauguin’s ghost in Tahiti and the question of why we travel.

Ticket Type Event Details Price
ADULT Geoff Dyer March 16, 2018 at 6:00 PM ¥ 85.00 CNY
STUDENT Geoff Dyer March 16, 2018 at 6:00 PM ¥ 40.00 CNY

Please note, tickets will go on sale Monday, February 26th at 15:00. There is a limit of 3 tickets per person for this session.

Geoff Dyer

Geoff Dyer is the author of four novels: Paris TranceThe SearchThe Colour of Memory, and Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi; a critical study of John Berger, Ways of Telling; and many genre-defying books: But BeautifulThe Missing of the SommeOut of Sheer Rage, Yoga For People Who Can’t Be Bothered To Do ItThe Ongoing MomentZona, about Andrei Tarkovsky’s film Stalker, and Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H W Bush. A collection of essays from the last twenty years entitled Otherwise Known as the Human Condition was published in the US in April 2011 and won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism. His most recent book, White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World, was published in May 2016 (Pantheon, US; Canongate, UK). A new book, The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand, will be published in early 2018 by University of Texas Press.