Robert Winder

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Robert Winder, formerly literary editor of The Independent for five years and Deputy Editor of Granta magazine during the late 1990s, is the author of Hell for Leather, a book about modern cricket, a book about British immigration, and also two novels ("Biographical Notes" 73) as well as many articles and book reviews in British periodicals. Winder is a team member of the Gaieties Cricket Club, whose chairman was Harold Pinter.[1]


Selected book reviews
  • "A Dying Game". New Statesman, 19 June 2000. ("Why would a cricketer commit suicide? Robert Winder reads the lives of three great former players and is bewildered by their self-absorption and petty obsessions.")
Selected editorials for Granta
  • Granta 58: Ambition. (Contents from the archive; Winder's "Editorial" is not available online.)


  1. ^ Robert Winder and Ian Smith, "More Team Members" (page 3), "Cricket" sec.,, accessed 1 November 2007.


External links[edit]

  • "Robert Winder"Meet the Author feature: Robert Winder on Bloody Foreigners (2004). (Audio file.)