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Three previously unknown letters from Evelyn Waugh to his friend Eleanor Watts, the girlfriend of the man who ran off with the novelist’s wife in 1929, are to be sold at Bonhams Fine Books, Atlases, Manuscripts and Photographs Sale on … Continue reading
There is nothing new under the sun. Except, perhaps, this: On Wed., Nov. 26th, at Barts Pathology Museum in London, Dead Meet (“Dating and Networking for Death Professionals”), is holding its Inaugural Dead Meet Up, a networking event at which … Continue reading
The Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project at the University of Leicester has launched a new website. Its Resources page is particularly useful. The project blog can be found here.
The bookseller Peter Harrington’s Evelyn Waugh catalog contains many desirable volumes, none more so than Graham Greene’s inscribed copy of Helena (£25,000). Note, however, the last sentence in PH’s description of the item: First edition, first impression, large paper issue, … Continue reading
Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chair of Arts Council England and President of the Royal Television Society, was the guest speaker at the 2014 Evelyn Waugh Lecture at Lancing College on May 1. This year’s lecture, entitled “The Drain Brain,” focused on … Continue reading
From the University of Leicester’s news page: Acclaimed writers Selina Hastings, William Boyd and Paula Byrne are set to speak at a major conference on the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project – which is being co-led by the University … Continue reading
Today is the 48th anniversary of the death of Evelyn Waugh.
Alexander Waugh, grandson of Evelyn and son of Auberon, will give a public lecture, A Word or Two About Evelyn Waugh, at 7 p.m. tomorrow, March 19, at Durham University. Additional details at the link above. Audio recordings of past … Continue reading
The Tablet and The Catholic Herald have made available online and searchable their archives of past issues. The Spectator did this last year, benefiting greatly Evelyn Waugh enthusiasts and also admirers of the work of his son Auberon, a fixture … Continue reading