Category Archives: Newspapers

Mitford and Merton and Waugh

—The London Magazine has published on its website a copy of Evelyn Waugh’s 1960 review of Nancy Mitford’s last novel Don’t Tell Alfred: While looking through our archive recently we came across this review by Evelyn Waugh of Nancy Mitford’s … Continue reading

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Waugh in Lithuania

A Lithuanian online newspaper Bernardinai.lt has a review of the Lithuanian translation of Vile Bodies (Vargingi kūnai). This is an alternative online newspaper published by the Franciscan community in Vilnius but intended to be objective rather than primarily religious in … Continue reading

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Auberon Waugh (More)

Additional reviews of the new collection of Auberon Waugh’s writings (A Scribbler in Soho) are becoming available. The book was released earlier this week. Prof John Carey writing in the latest edition of the Sunday Times describes the contents as … Continue reading

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Roundup: The Walrus and the Waugh Scholars

–Duncan McLaren has added a new article to his Evelyn Waugh website relating to three of the first volumes of the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh: Precocious Waughs (v.30), Essays, Articles and Reviews 1922-1934 (v.26), and A Little Learning (v.19). He … Continue reading

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Auberon Waugh “Celebrated” in New Book

A new book composed of writings by Auberon Waugh has been compiled by Naim Attallah and published by his Quartet Books as A Scribbler in Soho. This will be released in the UK on 24 January and is reviewed in … Continue reading

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Martin D’Arcy, Art Collector

The magazine America: The Jesuit Review has a feature article in its current issue about Waugh’s friend Martin D’Arcy, SJ. This is by Altair Brandon-Salmon and focuses on Fr D’Arcy’s art collecting talents as reflected in his several acquisitions displayed … Continue reading

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Nancy Cunard Story Published in TLS

The TLS in this week’s issue has published for the first time a 1920’s story written by Nancy Cunard. She was one of the Bright Young People and went on to become something of a free-lance intellectual and left-wing political … Continue reading

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Post-Holiday Roundup

–Stephen Bush writing in The Times about the Labour Party’s dysfunctional position on Brexit opens with this: Evelyn Waugh once complained that the Conservative Party, for all its efforts, had never even managed to “put the clock back a single … Continue reading

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Mischief in Manchuria

The South China Morning Post has a feature length article about a sensational kidnapping that took place in late 1932 and captured the attention of, inter alia, Evelyn Waugh. The story by Paul French is entitled “How Chinese bandits’ kidnapping … Continue reading

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Waugh at Campion College, Sydney

The Australian newspaper has posted an article based on the Occasional Address given by Dyson Heydon, a former High Court judge, at the recent graduation ceremony of Campion College in Sydney. He opens with this: Campion College is a small … Continue reading

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