Monthly Archives: September 2011

Alec Waugh titles republished by Bloomsbury

The Guardian reports today on Bloomsbury Publishing's announcement of a new digital imprint, Bloomsbury Reader, whose mission is to bring back to life "hundreds of forgotten classics." The Bloomsbury Reader list will be focused on ebooks, but will also make … Continue reading

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Henley Literary Festival

This year's Henley Literary Festival (Sept. 28 to Oct. 2) features two talks of particular interest to Waugh enthusiasts. Selina Hastings (Fri. Sept. 30): "To write biographies of great writers is a task fraught with danger but Selina Hastings has … Continue reading

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World Books Broadsheet, Dec. 1948

Correspondent Roger Osborn has sent the EWS scans in PDF format of a two-sided flier he found laid in a secondhand copy of When the Going Was Good, published by World Books, The Reprint Society, London, in December 1948. The … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh Society now on Twitter

The Evelyn Waugh Society is now on Twitter at @evelynwaughsoc. The Society will use Twitter to announce updates to the News section of this website. News updates are also available through the site's RSS feed.

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Castle Howard celebrates 30th anniversary of TV Brideshead

On September 25th, Castle Howard, the magnificent baroque mansion in Yorkshire used as a location for the 1981 Granada Television series Brideshead Revisited, is marking the 30th anniversary of the production with a special, day-long celebration, Brideshead Revisited 30th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Third Evelyn Waugh Conference concludes

The Society's third Evelyn Waugh Conference, held at Downside Abbey and School in Somerset, England, concluded on August 19th. The conference schedule included papers by eminent Waugh researchers Donat Gallagher, Robert Murray Davis, and Ann Pasternak Slater, and presentations by … Continue reading

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