Tag Archives: Lawrence Osborne

Scoop and “Fake News”

There have been several references to Waugh’s Scoop in the wake of the new concern with “fake news” arising from present US political turmoil. As anyone familiar with Waugh’s novel will know, this is not a new phenomenon. Perhaps the most poignant … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews, Newspapers, Scoop | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Scoop and “Fake News”

In the Tradition of Waugh

Lawrence Osborne (b. 1958) is a British novelist and travel writer who is frequently compared to Waugh by his reviewers. The latest example is a review in the Irish Examiner of Osborne’s third novel, The Ballad of a Small Player, on the … Continue reading

Posted in Sightings, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on In the Tradition of Waugh