Journalist and non-fiction writer

Simon Kuper is a journalist writing for the Financial Times, and publishes in newspapers and magazines around the world. He is one of the world's leading writers on soccer.

His book Football Against the Enemy won the William Hill Award. His works are also widely read in translation.

Born in Uganda, Simon spent most of his childhood in Holland and now lives in Paris.

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Kuper provides a different and valuable perspective, humane and informative. If the definition of a psychopath is someone who refuses to accept the consequences of his actions, does George fit the definition? There he sits, admitting it was all for nothing, but has no regrets. Or does he?

John le Carré
on The Happy Traitor