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Shiny New Books

Shiny New Books is now updated more frequently, as the website posts reviews in smaller…

Edward Petherbridge and Bloomsbury

Edward Petherbridge is probably best known now as the definitive Lord Peter Wimsey in the…

Shiny New Books 10

A new edition of Shiny New Books has hit the web, and there’s a review…

Ezra Pound: the final volume

My review of A.David Moody’s final volume in his massive Ezra Pound biography is now…

Hubba Hubba!

For reasons over which we will draw a discreet veil, our soundtrack on a recent…

Ezra Pound: The Epic Years

My latest review at the excellent Shiny New Books is now up. Go here for…

Respect

It used to be that ‘showing respect’ was something children were supposed to do to…

Maxine Peake’s Hamlet at the Royal Exchange

Man and boy, I’ve seen a lot of Hamlets, and I’ve taught the play more…

Aye or Naw

My career as a sportsman peaked at age 10, as captain of Alfred Street Primary…

Tash Aw

To the Burgess, to be present at the 2013 Burgess lecture, given by the Malaysian…