David Matthews

London

David Matthews is the author of Looking for a Fight: How a Writer Took on the Boxing World – From the Inside, which was shortlisted for the 2001 William Hill Sports Book of the Year prize, and Man Buys Dog: A Loser’s Guide to the World of Greyhound Racing; with Chris Horrie, he is the co-author of Tru Blue: Strange Tales from a Tory Nation. His BBC series, The Trouble With Black Men, was shortlisted for the 2005 Royal Television Society best documentary award. He has written for the Observer, Sunday Times, GQ and Esquire and has reported for the BBC and Channel Four. He lives in London.