DBC Pierre’s debut novel, the coruscating black comedy Vernon God Little won the remarkable trio of the Bollinger Wodehouse Everyman Prize for Comic Fiction, the Whitbread First Novel award and the Booker Prize. Followed by the novels Ludmilla’s Broken English, Lights Out in Wonderland and Breakfast with the Borgias, he returns this year with Meanwhile in Dopamine City, a caustic satire about trying to bring a child up in the digital age that has earned comparisons with Paul Beatty and Black Mirror. He talks to Alex Clark.
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