Tag Archives: The New Republic

Flag Day Roundup

–Author Irvine Welsh (best known for his novel Trainspotting) was interviewed in advance of an appearance at the Beyond the Pale Festival at Wicklow, Ireland, 10-12 June. This appeared in the Irish Examiner. Here’s an excerpt: I’ve always admired writers … Continue reading

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Jubilee Roundup

–An American edition of Paula Byrne’s biography of novelist Barbara Pym is being published next week. This is entitled The Adventures of Miss Barbara Pym and was issued last year in the UK by William Collins, which is also publishing … Continue reading

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Best Sellers, The New Republic and Waugh

The current issue of The New Republic reviews an academic study of the best-selling novel. This is The Best Seller Code by Jodie Archer and Matthew Jockers. The book is based on an analysis of 20,000 novels published in the US, from which … Continue reading

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