John Peter Berger (born November 5th, 1926) is an art critic, painter and novelist. His acclaimed works of both fiction and non-fiction include the seminal Ways of Seeing and the novel G., which won the Booker Prize in 1972. He lives in Paris.
His writing ... has changed the way many of us see the world ... Berger has that rare and wonderful gift of being able to make complex thoughts simple -- Kate Kellaway * Observer * One of the greatest thinkers in postwar Britain * Guardian * He handles thoughts the way an artist handles paint -- Jeanette Winterson John Berger teaches us how to think, how to feel, how to stare at things till we see what we thought wasn't there. But above all he teaches us how to love in the face of adversity. He is a master -- Arundhati Roy Berger is terrific ... Brilliant * Scotsman *