She refused, refused, refused.
His legacy precedes him.
Who is your Jane Austen?
A Victorian — but no apologist for Victorian values.
Amanda French on DIPLOMA REGULAR
There is no such thing as “a Josephine Tey.”
“Do your thing and don’t care if they like it.”
A poetess with a talent for assured incongruity.
His writing was a testament to the joy of frustration.
The really important kind of freedom involves attention.
Interested in all manner of things, from cancer to clementines.
A tireless activist, funny and trenchant.
He wrote poems with punch.
What linked her lowbrow mysteries and highbrow scholarship?
His paintings say “Mine! Mine!” and cannot be consoled or reasoned with.
This pedigreed, highbrow dystopian was a godfather of the Sixties.
A wandering, committed poet of crepuscular love.
Before we blamed our madness on nature, we drove each other crazy.
An analyst of excess as well as a practitioner.
How to write like you have nothing left to lose.
The myth of the cave and the form of fantasy.