Malcolm Bradbury

Malcolm Bradbury


<p style="\&quot;margin-top:" 0\"="">Malcolm Bradbury was a well-known novelist, critic and academic. He co-founded the famous creative writing department at the University of East Anglia, whose students have included Ian McEwan and Kazuo Ishiguro. His novels are Eating People is Wrong (1959); Stepping Westward (1965); The History Man (1975), which won the Royal Society of Literature Heinemann Prize; Rates of Exchange (1983), which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize; Cuts (1987); Doctor Criminale (1992); and To the Hermitage (2000). He wrote several works of non-fiction, humour and satire, including Who Do You Think You Are? (1976), All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go (1982) and Why Come to Slaka? (1991). He was an active journalist and a leading television writer, responsible for the adaptations of Porterhouse Blue, Cold Comfort Farm and many TV plays and episodes of Inspector Morse, A Touch of Frost, Kavanagh QC and Dalziel and Pascoe. He was awarded a knighthood in 2000 for services to literature and died later the same year.


In Their Own Words: Praise for Malcolm Bradbury

Malcolm Bradbury, British novelist, critic and academic, was best known for his satirical portrayals of the university life he was so familiar with. A dedicated advocate for the appreciation of literature in wider society, Bradbury co-founded the first Creative Writing course at the University of East Anglia. 

Malcolm Bradbury: Six Novels for Six Decades

To celebrate the 80th anniversary of Malcolm Bradbury's birth Picador have reissued six novels with contributions and introductions from some of literature's best-known names, all huge admirers of Bradbury's work.