Jon McGregor

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Excessive Innovation and the Anxiety of Influence

'Most people have an ear for the best new bits of language they come across – a better or richer or just smarter-sounding way of expressing ideas which are anyway always slightly beyond language’s grasp.'
Jon McGregor

Jon McGregor

Jon McGregor is the author of three novels, most recently Even the Dogs. He is the winner of the Betty Trask Prize and the Somerset Maugham Award, and has twice been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. He lives in Nottingham, England.