Monthly Archives: December 2011
Paul Johnson in Standpoint magazine surveys novels and novelists of the Second World War, including James Jones, Norman Mailer, Olivia Manning, Anthony Powell, and Evelyn Waugh: It is a mistake, in my view, to hold a popularity contest between A … Continue reading
An essay by Naomi Milthorpe in the most recent edition of Script & Print: Bulletin of the Bibliographical Society of Australia & New Zealand discusses the provenance and dating of Evelyn Waugh's bookplates.
The book-centered social website LibraryThing has announced that its project to make available online a catalog of Evelyn Waugh's library has been completed. LibraryThing states that 2,752 books are in the finished catalog, but this number is considerably less than … Continue reading
The Guardian interview (Nov. 25, 2011) with Alec Waugh's son, Peter, paints a less than flattering picture of Evelyn Waugh as an uncle: When he was nine, Peter was introduced to Evelyn. It is a vivid memory. His uncle sat … Continue reading