Jon Day is a British writer, critic and academic. He teaches English at King's College London.[1] His essays and reviews have appeared in the London Review of Books,[2] n+1,[3] the New York Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement,[4] and The Guardian.[5] He is also a regular fiction critic for The Daily Telegraph[6] and the Financial Times,[7] and writes about art for Apollo magazine.[8]

Day's first book, Cyclogeography, a philosophical memoir about the years he spent as a London bicycle courier, was published in 2015 to critical acclaim.[9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16] His second, Homing, was published in 2019.[17] He was a judge for the 2016 Man Booker Prize,[18] and for the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize.[19]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "King's College London - Dr Jon Day". www.kcl.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-10-04.
  2. ^ "Jon Day · LRB". www.lrb.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  3. ^ "Day/Jon". n+1. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  4. ^ "You searched for Jon Day – TheTLS". TheTLS. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  5. ^ Day, Jon (2015-05-01). "The secret life of a cycle courier". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  6. ^ "Jon Day". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  7. ^ "FT". Financial Times. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  8. ^ "Jon Day, Author at Apollo Magazine". Apollo Magazine. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  9. ^ Kellaway, Kate (2015-05-25). "Cyclogeography: Journeys of a London Bicycle Courier review – life, the universe and everything on two wheels". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  10. ^ Lezard, Nicholas (2016-10-11). "Cyclogeography by Jon Day review – mysticism, racing and trying to get lost". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  11. ^ "Subscribe to read". www.ft.com. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  12. ^ "Cyclogeography: Journeys of a London Bicycle Courier by Jon Day, book". The Independent. 2015-07-02. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  13. ^ readers, Guardian (2015-12-26). "Readers' books of the year 2015". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  14. ^ "The life and times of the London cycle courier". www.newstatesman.com. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  15. ^ "The best books about London". Evening Standard. 2015-12-03. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  16. ^ Observer, The (2015-07-12). "Best holiday reads 2015". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  17. ^ Moran, Joe (2019-06-07). "Homing by Jon Day review – on pigeons and why we return". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-06-11.
  18. ^ "Jon Day | The Man Booker Prizes". themanbookerprize.com. Retrieved 2016-10-04.
  19. ^ "Jon Day | Wellcome Book Prize". wellcomebookprize.org. Retrieved 2019-06-11.