Simon Lewis

Simon Lewis was born in Wales and grew up in Scotland. He has worked as a travel writer on the Rough Guides to China, Beijing, and Shanghai. He is the author of Bad Traffic and Go, which he wrote in a village in the Himalayas. He spends half his time in Brixton, London, and the rest in Asia, mostly China and Japan.

Books by this Author

Border Run
Bad Traffic

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. give it seventy percent

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. being drunk and in love

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Shakespeare, what's your secret?

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Joy Divison, Love Will Tear Us Apart; Happy Mondays, Step On; Nirvana, Come as you are; REM, Orange Crush; Carter USM, 24 Minutes from Tulse Hill

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. The Daleks

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