William Leith

William Leith is a journalist who has written about subjects as diverse as cosmetic surgery, Palestine, Hollywood directors, and drugs. He writes regularly for the Guardian, the Observer, and the Daily Telegraph. His first book, The Hungry Years, was published by Bloomsbury in 2005. In his book for the Penguin Lines series to celebrate 150 years of the tube he tells the darkly humorous tale of his escapades on the Tube.