Writer Geoff Dyer really, really likes to sit
In The New Republic today, Ben Crair stands up for sitters everywhere, surveying writers about their specific postural preferences. For example, who knew that Philip Roth wrote standing at a lectern? Or that Gary Shteyngart writes everything lying down? ("As a result I suffer from tendinitis, rotator cuff injuries, poor posture, and hamburger helper syndrome," he jokingly explains to Crair).
The most entertaining bit, however, comes from award-winning writer and journalist Geoff Dyer, who has very specific preferences: