Tag Archives: Dappled Things

Anthony Bourdain (1956-2018)

There is not much to connect TV presenter Anthony Bourdain, whose death was announced earlier this week, and Evelyn Waugh except for their inclination to travel to difficult destinations and then report about it. Bourdain was also a writer, and … Continue reading

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Death Comes for the Comic Novelist

The interactive website Ranker has set up a listing┬áthat┬ádescribes┬á13 celebrities who died on the toilet. This seemingly tasteless and pointless compilation by Carly Silver is part of Ranker’s┬ásubject category entitled┬á“Celebrity Deaths.” Most of the deaths listed are of historical figures, … Continue reading

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Brideshead Cover Art on Display

A Roman Catholic quarterly literary magazine (Dappled Things) has kindly posted the cover art from copies of Brideshead Revisited dating back to the first editions. It does not claim to be complete and does not include any foreign language editions. … Continue reading

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