Author(s): Matt Weiland & Sean Wilsey (eds)
THE THINKING FAN'S GUIDE TO THE WORLD CUP, as the title suggests, is a guide to the 2006 World Cup for the thinking fan. An almanac, a guide and a programme all rolled into one, the editors Matt Weiland (Granta) and Sean Wilsey (McSweeney's) have gathered together a remarkable team of 32 talents to write pieces on the 32 qualifying teams. Contributors include Geoff Dyer, Dave Eggers, Peter Ho Davies, Nick Hornby, John Lanchester, Henning Mankell, Tim Parks, Caryl Phillips, and Eric Schlosser. First published May 2006.