Jon Day once ran a half marathon. He teaches English at King’s College London and is a 2016 Man Booker Prize judge.
In the LRB Archive:
- Today We Die a Little: The Rise and Fall of Emil Zatopek, Olympic Legend by Richard Askwith
- Endurance: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Emil Zatopek by Rick Broadbent
- Umbrella by Will Self
- Swamplandia! by Karen Russell