is a novelist and screenwriter. His first published book was ‘Go’; his second novel, ‘Bad Traffic’, was nominated for the LA Times Book of the Year Award and for the French SNCF prize for crime fiction. A third travel-related thriller, ‘Border Run’, was published in April 2012 in the US and the UK. Among Simon’s screenplays are ‘The Anomaly’, ‘Tiger House’ and ‘Jet Trash’, which is based on Go. April 2020 saw the release of ‘Four Kids and It’, a family film starring Russell Brand and Michael Caine.