06 October 2011
Instead of a Book: Letters to a Friend Diana AthillGranta Books, 352pp, £20Diana Athill is now in her eventful nineties...
11 July 2011
Scenes from Village Life Amos OzChatto & Windus, 272pp, £12.99Visitors to Israel have reported how Hebron's...
Food and Drink
The best and worst of times. Founded 100 years ago, the TLS was considered the vanguard of impartial, serious and gentlemanly literary journalism. Karl Miller reflects on its enduring spirit
12 November 2001
Closeted in an archive room in News International's Wapping headquarters, this authorised chronicler went chuckling...
An American tragedy. A lifetime of rejection broke John Kennedy Toole. But his aged mother believed in his talent, found a publisher for his novel and rescued his memory from oblivion
05 March 1999
One of the many stories about the indifference of publishers concerns John Kennedy Toole of New Orleans, who killed...