Monthly Archives: January 2011

The publishing thing

I was having a conversation with a friend the other day who has a manuscript which is about to shopped around for a publisher, and I found myself offering (no doubt patronising) wisdom about this process, and thinking that in … Continue reading

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Wot I read this year, with annotations

One of life’s little pleasures: counting up the books I read this year. I read a lot of good stuff though few things stand out. On listing them, I think ‘On Beauty’, ‘Saffron and Brimstone’, ‘The Winter Book’, ‘Age of … Continue reading

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