Drawing Inspiration posted on 12 Mar 2016
Drawing Inspiration Illustrators or writers? Or both? That's the question that Edward Carey tackles in his article that appears in The New York Times.
‘I want to stare death in the eye’… how Christopher Hitchens, Susan Sontag, John Updike and other great writers confronted their mortality posted on 12 Mar 2016
After serious illness Katie Roiphe found beauty and comfort in the stories of how her literary heroes faced up to dying.,
Life imitating art: le Carré’s whistleblower posted on 11 Mar 2016
Life imitating art: le Carré’s whistleblower Viking editor Mary Mount recounts the day she received John le Carré’s manuscript for A Delicate Truth,
Reading is Cool and Good For You, Too! posted on 11 Mar 2016
A short film from The Literacy Site
The Custodian of Forgotten Books posted on 11 Mar 2016
In Brussels, Brad Bigelow, a former I.T. adviser for the U.S. Air Force, has made a hobby of rescuing neglected books..
A Thousand Hands Will Grasp You with Warm Desire: On the Persistence of Physical Books posted on 11 Mar 2016
"A book we crack with our two hands creates an actual physical space for reverie that functions as an oasis outside daily life, a cocoon in space and time.
The Private Library: What Books Reveal About Their Readers posted on 11 Mar 2016
This is an entertaining and intriguing article by Andre Pippos about what your book ownership says about you as a person.
The Mother of the Child in Question by Doris Lessing posted on 11 Mar 2016
From The London Magazine and their superb archive, this Doris Lessing piece first appeared in their magazine in 1988
The Curtain Blown by the Breeze by Muriel Spark posted on 11 Mar 2016
A short story originally published by The London Magazine in 1961
William Cobbett: forgotten chronicler of England posted on 10 Mar 2016
Martin Chilton writing in The Telegraph has prepared an interesting review of the life of William Cobbett