Tim grew up in Birmingham and continues to be a fervent supporter of Aston Villa. He was Deputy Editor of Granta Magazine for six years (from 1988 to 1993) before moving to the Observer where he worked as Literary Editor and Review Editor. He is currently a staff writer on the paper. He is the author of On Being John McEnroe, and is now working on a book about mentors, madmen and midlife crises, which Picador will publish in 2007. His essay about the Czech Republic football team appeared in The Thinking Man's Guide to Football (2006)
He lives in Bath with his wife and two daughters.
Books by Tim Adams in english:
|On Being John McEnroe (Yellow Jersey Shorts)|
Libri di Tim Adams in italiano:
|Essere John McEnroe (Mondadori, 2005)|