Tag Archives: The Times newspaper

Presidents’ Day Roundup

–The New York Public Library is celebrating its 125th anniversary and has used the occasion to ask its staff to choose the best 125 books for adult reading published during its lifetime. One of those selected is Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited … Continue reading

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Lancing Chapel to be Completed

The Times newspaper reports, in an article by Nicola Woolcock, that the chapel at Lancing College will be completed over 150 years after it was begun: A stunning and distinctive place of worship towering over the landscape has remained unfinished … Continue reading

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Waugh Among Times’ Great Letter Writers

A letter from Evelyn Waugh to the editors of The Times newspaper is included in a recently published collection entitled The Times’ Great Letters. The book is described in an article in today’s edition of the paper written by its current … Continue reading

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“Prose Factory” in Paperback

The Times has selected D J Taylor’s The Prose Factory: Literary Life in England since 1918 as one of its paperback picks of the week: Evelyn Waugh noted in his diary: “After dinner I went to the Savoy Theatre and said, ‘I … Continue reading

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Emma Tennant (1937-2017): Latter-day BYP

Novelist Emma Tennant has died at the age of 79. She was a prolific writer, leaving an oeuvre of over 45 books. She was also founder and editor of a 1970s literary magazine known as Bananas. Although she wrote in … Continue reading

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