Life with a Capital L: Essays Chosen and Introduced by Geoff Dyer
In Life with a Capital L, Geoff Dyer has selected some of [Lawrence's] most fascinating and accessible pieces to tempt new readers. Comedy and humour abound, as does a provocative honesty. [...] There are countless examples in this volume of Lawrence at his poetic best. (Gerri Kimber Times Literary Supplement)
D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930) was an English novelist, storywriter, critic, poet and painter and one of the greatest figures in 20th-century English literature. Among his works, Sons and Lovers appeared in 1913, The Rainbow (1915), Women In Love (1920), and many others.
Geoff Dyer is the author of four novels and numerous non-fiction books, including But Beautiful, which was awarded the Somerset Maugham Prize, and Out of Sheer Rage, which was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. The winner of a Lannan Literary Award, the International Centre of Photography's 2006 Infinity Award for writing on photography, the American Academy of Arts and Letters' E. M. Forster Award, a National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism and a Windham-Campbell Prize for non-fiction, Dyer is a regular contributor to many publications in the UK and the US. He lives in California.