Tag Archives: Clive James

Clive James (1939-2019) R. I. P.

The critic and poet Clive James has died at the age of 80, after a long fight with cancer. He was born in Australia and moved to England in the early 1960s where he finished his education at Cambridge University. … Continue reading

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Waughs in Magazines

Two recent magazine articles are devoted to Waughs. The current issue of the Tablet contains an article entitled “Scoop revisited.” This is by critic and novelist D.J. Taylor and relates to the 1960 BBC Face-to-Face TV interview that was recently rebroadcast on the … Continue reading

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Quarreling with Waugh

In an interview posted earlier today by ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Clive James is asked by Mark Colvin for more insight into his recent rereading of Waugh’s Sword of Honour: I’m always re-reading it. Always quarreling with him. But you always … Continue reading

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Waugh in the LARB

The Los Angeles Review of Books contains references to Waugh in two of this months’ issues. The first is in a review of a book entitled Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles, by David Ulin, a transplanted New Yorker, … Continue reading

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Radiohead Musician A Waugh Fan

In a recent Guardian interview, Radiohead lead guitarist Johnny Greenwood named Evelyn Waugh’s Sword of Honour as his favorite audiobook. He says he was introduced to Waugh’s work by reading Clive James, who he credits with helping him complete his … Continue reading

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