Born in Norwich in 1960, D . J. Taylor is a writer/critic with a career spanning over 35 years. He is the author of 12 novels, numerous non-fiction books and acclaimed biographies of Thackeray and George Orwell, for which he won the Whitbread Biography Prize in 2003.
Following the discovery of new material, in 2023 he released a second biography of George Orwell, Orwell: The New Life.
One of the finest of our twenty-first century novelists.
Taylor is marking out a territory as distinct and disturbing as Graham Greene.
Taylor is a strikingly versatile writer.