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Publisher of Waugh’s Diaries and Letters Dies

The Daily Telegraph has announced the death at the age of 96 of George Weidenfeld, who published Waugh’s Diaries and Letters. According to the Telegraph, Weidenfeld sometimes said that [Vladimir Nabokov’s] Lolita (1959, a “cautionary tale”) and [Mary McCarthy’s] The Group … Continue reading

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Waugh’s Encounter

It has long been known that Encounter magazine, a leading cultural journal during the cold war, was secretly backed by funds from the CIA. This information came out during the protest movement in the Vietnam War period, and the magazine’s … Continue reading

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