A.L. Kennedy is the author of novels, short stories and nonfiction. Her novel Everything You Need (Vintage) and a non-fiction book On Bullfighting (Yellow Jersey Press/ Anchor Books) were published in 1999. She was one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists in 1993.
A.L. Kennedy on Granta.com
‘He has longish, yellowish, curly hair, which was, perhaps, cute at some time in his youth, but has thinned now into a wispy embarrassment. I can almost picture him, each evening, praying to be struck bald overnight. God has not, so far, been merciful.’