Geoff Dyer

Can You Tell From This Photo If Oscar Pistorius Is Guilty?
September 24, 2014

This image is worthless as evidence but dripping with meaning.

You Can Glimpse the Post-Apocalypse in This Photo From Gaza
August 27, 2014

There are places on Earth where people have already adapted to what might be termed the pre-post-apocalyptic present.

I Keep Returning to This Haunting Photo From Gaza
August 06, 2014

This image, taken in the aftermath of a U.N. school explosion, echoes a famous Vietnam photo.

Geoff Dyer on The World Cup's Defining Foul
July 13, 2014

The combination of cynicism, cheating, and deceit that marked Luis Suarez as the vilest great footballer in the history of the game.

“So We Were on This Beach . . .”
July 03, 2014

No matter what we do in our lives, we’ll end up as old geezers who no one wants to listen to

PHOTO: When the Past Comes Flooding Back
June 27, 2014

Has the daily deluge of images achieved such record-breaking levels that almost every photograph now inevitably reminds us of other photographs? 

Photo: Bulgarian Wrestling Is a Pain in the Neck
June 19, 2014

A fun day out for all the family.

How to Pass Time on an Aircraft Carrier
Find the places that resemble bars, play dominoes, imagine a fated connection
June 17, 2014

If I ever get asked to design a carrier I’ll create more places like this, places that look properly like bars, cosy red-signed environments with lots of neon so you can feel like you’re in an episode of "Cheers" and enjoy a mirage of life back home.

Eleven Writers and Intellectuals on the World Cup's Most Compelling Characters
June 10, 2014

Karl Ove Knausgaard, Aleksandar Hemon, Joseph O'Neill, and eight other soccer-loving writers plumb the tournaments most compelling characters.

The Tragedy of the 2014 World Cup: Gareth Bale Won't Be Playing
May 27, 2014

The Welshmen is the one player who would have made the tournament more interesting.

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