28 Jan 2017

Writer and book dealer Rick Gekoski

From Saturday Morning, 10:27 am on 28 January 2017
Rick Gekoski

Rick Gekoski Photo: Supplied

Rick Gekoski is a writer, rare-book dealer and academic.

He has written several widely praised non-fiction books including Staying Up, Tolkien's Gown, Outside of a Dog and Lost, Stolen or Shredded.

In 2005 he was one of the judges for the Man Booker Prize, and was then Chair of the judges for the Man Booker International Prize 2011. He teaches creative non-fiction for the Arvon Foundation, which crusades against illiteracy.