Michael Bywater is an author and broadcaster whose recent books include Lost Worlds (Granta, 2004) and Big Babies (Granta, 2006).
He writes regularly for the Independent, where he is also Quizmaster of the Saturday Review, and for the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times and numerous other publications. He is a regular broadcaster for the BBC, and Development Executive for Studio Lambert Television. To keep himself honest, he intermittently teaches Tragedy for the English tripos at a number of Cambridge colleges. His next book is Like Brothers: Men and Friendship to be published by Granta Books next Spring.