'One of the few great writers of our time' Auberon Waugh
In a long and distinguished career, Keith Waterhouse published fifteen novels, including Billy Liar (which has been filmed and staged), and Our Song (also staged), seven non-fiction books and seven collections of journalism. He wrote widely for television, cinema and the theatre, including the highly successful play Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell. He also published two acclaimed memoirs, City Lights and Streets Ahead. He died on 4th September 2009.