Tibor Fischer was born in Stockport in 1959 of Hungarian parents. He was once nominated as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists.

Brought up in South London he was educated at Cambridge and worked as a journalist. He was shortlisted for the 1993 Booker Prize for his first novel, Under the Frog, which also won the Betty Trask Award.

All nominated books

Under The Frog