A. A. Gill
A. A. Gill is a print and television journalist, travel writer, food critic and satirist whose acerbic and hilarious essays and reviews in The Sunday Times have a huge following, often cause controversy and have led to feuds with everyone from Gordon Ramsay to the entire population of Wales.
He is the author of two novels: Sap Rising, a satirical novel sending up the West London elite, and Starcrossed; books on three of London's most famous restaurants: The Ivy: The Restaurant and Its Recipes, Le Caprice, and Breakfast at the Wolseley; two travel books: AA Gill is Away, and Previous Convictions: Assignments from Here and There; as well as The Angry Island: Hunting the English, and Paper View. He is a contributing editor to GQ, Vanity Fair and Australian Gourmet Traveller magazines.
A.A. Gill is Further Away
From the moment he joined THE SUNDAY TIMES, A.A. Gill has wanted to interview places - to discover the personality of a place as if it were a person, to listen and talk to it. A selection of the very best pieces that Gill has written over the past five years, A.A. GILL IS FURTHER AWAY is a wonderfully insightful and funny compendium of travel writing taken mostly from THE SUNDAY TIMES, but also from GQ, TATLER and CONDE NAST TRAVELLER. Gill writes with a clarity and acerbity that conveys the intensity of his experiences in his travels around the world. His book includes essays on Sudan, India, Cuba, Germany and California. In each piece, there is a central image A.A. Gill uses as the key to unlocking the personality of a place.BUY NOW: A.A. Gill is Further Away