Category Archives: Short Stories

Weekend Roundup: From Germany to Mayfair

Waugh’s 1931 travel book Remote People is receivng more attention in Germany. This may be due to the issuance of a new edition of the full German translation that was originally published in 2007. In a Deutchlandfunk radio broadcast (or … Continue reading

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Waugh Short Stories in German Translation

A collection of 15 Waugh short stories has been published in German as Ausflug ins wirkliche Leben (Trip to Real Life). The book, reviewed by Diana Wieser, is a recent paperback reprint of the 2013 edition, both published by Diogenes Verlag … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh and London Magazine

The Bookseller, a journal covering news of the British publishing industry, carries a story about a new literary prize sponsored by London Magazine. This will:  …celebrate “exceptional” literary fiction and the 2018 edition will award a stand-out debut novel published in the … Continue reading

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Early TV Adaptations: Vile Bodies and Put Out More Flags

IMDB recently updated the archival information in its database relating to two little-known BBC TV adaptations of Waugh’s works from 1970. These are Vile Bodies  and Put Out More Flags. Both were 90-minute productions on BBC2, but some archival information … Continue reading

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Waugh Story on Sunday Times List

On the occasion of announcing the winner of the Sunday Times EFG short story award, the paper has issued a list of the 100 best short stories. These are selected by 9 Sunday Times “culture writers” who are named at … Continue reading

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Spanish Versions of Waugh Recommended

An essay has been posted on the books blog of the Madrid-based free circulation newspaper called 20 Minutos. The story has been picked up by other Spanish language publications, including at least one in Mexico. This is by bookseller and … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 4 to Rebroadcast Waugh Short Story

Waugh’s short story “On Guard” will be rebroadcast in two parts next week on BBC Radio 4 Extra. The story was originally published in Harper’s Bazaar (London) in December 1934. It is included in Waugh’s 1936 collection Mr Loveday’s Little Outing … Continue reading

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Waugh Short Story to be Presented at Getty Center

Waugh’s 1930 short story “The Manager of ‘The Kremlin’” will be presented tomorrow as part of program called “Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story” at the Getty Center in Los Angeles. This is described as “an annual series … Continue reading

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Journalism and Dystopia: Two Foreign Book Articles

Works by Evelyn Waugh feature prominently in articles on two foreign language weblogs. In Spanish, the books blog entitled “Regina ExLibris” vigorously recommends Waugh’s novel Scoop (in Spanish Noticia Bomba!): …in Noticia Bomba! Waugh distills all his wit and talent for satire … Continue reading

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Story from The Isis; Tweets from 1939

Oxford’s literary magazine The Isis has reprinted a story it published by Evelyn Waugh. This was his first and apparently his only story published in that journal, but it was followed by several in Cherwell, according to Ann Pasternak Slater’s … Continue reading

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