David Quantick (born 14 May 1961, Wortley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England) is a novelist and critic, who has worked as a journalist and screenwriter. A former staff writer for the music magazine NME, his writing credits have included On the Hour, Blue Jam, TV Burp and Veep – the latter for which he won an Emmy in 2015.

Books in order of publication:

Fiction

  • Sparks (10 September 2012, Kindle ASIN: B0098UTP5E)
  • That’s Because You’re a Robot with Shaky Kane (Image Comics, 2014)
  • The Mule (Unbound, 25 February 2016)
  • Go West (Unbound, 24 January 2019)
  • All My Colors (Titan Books Ltd, 16 April 2019)
  • Night Train (Titan Books Ltd, 29 September 2020)

Nonfiction

 Dress to Kill by Eddie Izzard, David Quantick et al. (Virgin Books, Hardback, 26 November 1998)

The Clash (The Music Makers series) (MQ Publications Ltd, Paperback, 27 May 2000)

Beck (Kill Your Idols series) (Avalon Travel Publishing, Paperback, 18 December 2000)

Lenny Bruce (The Cutting-Edge series) ~David Quantick (Editor) (MQ Publications Ltd, Paperback, 30 November 2001)

Bill Hicks (The Cutting-Edge series) ~David Quantick (Editor) (MQ Publications Ltd, Paperback, 30 November 2001)

Richard Pryor (The Cutting-Edge series) ~David Quantick (Editor) (MQ Publications Ltd, Paperback, 30 November 2001)

 Chris Rock (The Cutting-Edge series) ~David Quantick (Editor) (MQ Publications Ltd, Paperback, 30 November 2001)

 Revolution: The Making of the Beatles’ White Album (Vinyl Frontier series) (MQ Publications Ltd, Paperback, 26 September 2002)

Grumpy Old Men (Harper Collins Entertainment), Hardcover, 7 June 2004,)

Grumpy Old Men on Holiday (Harper Collins Entertainment, Hardcover, 16 May 2005,)

Grumpy Old Men: New Year, Same Old Crap (HarperCollins Entertainment, Hardcover, 15 October 2007)

The Dangerous Book for Middle-Aged Men: The Manual for Managing Mid-Life Crisis (Preface Publishing, Hardcover, 24 September 2009)

Memoirs Of A Shoegazing Gentleman (Sonic Cathedral, 2014)

How To Write Everything (Oberon Books, 8 January 2015)

How to Be a Writer: Conversations With Writers About Writing (Oberon Books, 13 October 2016)