John Lanchester, author of Reality and Other Stories, is also author of the novels The Debt to Pleasure, Capital, and The Wall, and a regular contributor to the London Review of Books and The New Yorker. His work has been translated into twenty-five languages, and his books have won numerous awards, including the Whitbread First Novel Prize, the Hawthornden Prize, and the E. M. Forster Award.

Published Works

Reality and Other Stories
The Wall


The Art of the Short Story: John Lanchester & Te-Ping Chen

John Lanchester (Reality and Other Stories) and Te-Ping Chen (Land of Big Numbers: Stories) discuss their new collections of short stories which grapple with questions of interpersonal connection, technology, ambition, and distraction, through a mixture of witty literary fiction, magical realism, and cultural criticism.

March 22, 2021 | 7PM – 7:45PM

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