Monthly Archives: February 2012

Spectator

Another review, this time in the Spectator – it’s interesting how different responses are, and I find it rather touching that it’s the post 1947 Nancy that this reviewer has warmed to. As did I.

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Independent review

A cracking good review in yesterday’s Independent – I love the comment that it’s not just a memoir of Nancy, but the history of a literary wife. It was something I wanted to do: by giving Nancy a past and … Continue reading

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Today is the official launch day – but the party was on Tuesday. It was held at the Wheatsheaf just off Charlotte Street, a small pub with a proper 1930s atmosphere. Apparently it is where Dylan Thomas and Caitlin first … Continue reading

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Festivals

A couple of generous reviews in today’s papers – Observer and Sunday Times. Which makes publication day seem very close. And there are two festivals lined up for talks. The first is one in Keswick in the Lake District, an … Continue reading

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Alyscamps

I have just received from Karl Orend a copy of the ravishing book Paris Revisited by Ana├»s Nin, which he has edited. It has been reprinted by Alyscamps Press, a small press of his – it is a bibliophile’s dream … Continue reading

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