Category Archives: Biographies

Waugh’s Twofer in First Things

There are two articles on Waugh in the recent print and digital editions of First Things, a nondenominational religious journal. The first is a long essay on Waugh’s work and religion by Paul V Mankowski, SJ that is combined with a … Continue reading

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Review of Auberon Waugh Autobiography Posted

Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture has posted on the internet a 1998 review of Auberon Waugh’s autobiography Will This Do? The magazine is a publication of the Rockford Institute, a think tank promoting the views of the “paleoconservative,” as … Continue reading

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Waugh in Reviews

The Prufrock column in this week’s Weekly Standard magazine contains this reference to the new book Ronald Knox: A Man for All Seasons, with a link to a review of the book: The Catholic priest Ronald Knox made a deep … Continue reading

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Waugh in the Papers

There are references to Waugh and his works in several major newspapers. In The Weekend Australian, an article in their opinion section urged Brits, Yanks and Aussies to stop blaming voters they view as irredeemably dim for results such as Brexit, Trump and, in … Continue reading

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“Two Lives” Reviewed

Waugh’s biographies of two Roman Catholic priests (Edmund Campion and Ronald Knox) were published as a single volume entitled Two Lives in 2002. A paperback edition was issued in 2005. Both editions were published by Continuum International Publishing, an independent academic press … Continue reading

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Anniversary on Horizon

A passage from Waugh’s 1935 biography of Edmund Campion has been quoted on a religious website by Fr John Hunwicke (formerly a teacher and chaplain at Lancing College). This is intended to provide a context for the observance next year of the … Continue reading

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Macaskie Twins Surface at London Book Launch

A posting on the Ronald Knox Society of North America website describes a book launch in London earlier this week. The book is edited by Francesca Knox and is entitled Ronald Knox: A Man for All Seasons. It is a collection … Continue reading

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Leicester Schedules Waugh Events for Literary Festival

The Literary Leicester Festival has announced an ambitious schedule of Waugh-related events on Friday, November 18. A panel on textual editing will meet at 3-4pm at which Prof Martin Stannard and Drs Barbara Cooke and Sharon Ouditt will discuss issues … Continue reading

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Waugh Event in Taunton

Brendon Books in Taunton will host an appearance of Philip Eade and Alexander Waugh in the Fall. The subject will be the life of Evelyn Waugh. Eade is the author of the new biography of Evelyn Waugh and Alexander Waugh … Continue reading

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“Dinner Teresa at Quaglino’s”

Quaglino’s restaurant on Bury Street in St James’s, London, has been using Evelyn Waugh in its advertising copy for some time: The Mountbattens patronised Quaglino’s, Evelyn Waugh came for lunch, and the smart set crowded into the bar hoping for … Continue reading

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