I played Monopoly on my own. I played Cluedo on my own. When I eventually got round to it, masturbation seemed the natural outcome of my childhood.
There are three episodes in his life that Geoff Dyer prefers not to remember. He could have ended up in jail - but thankfully didn’t. So did he just get lucky?
It was a thrill to discover the perfect cappuccino and doughnut in a New York cafe. But the ritual of their daily consumption soon spiralled out of control.