Evelyn Waugh

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Hidin’ Biden’s basement convention

August 6, 2020 1:45 pm

The former VP oscillates between alarming porousness and inexplicable hostility

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Arthur Jeffress: bright young person of the post-war art scene

April 23, 2020 12:12 am

Arthur Jeffress: A Life in Art by Gill Hedley reviewed

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Finding the Lost Girls

February 25, 2020 2:08 pm

D.J. Taylor tracks down the proofreaders and heartbreakers who were the toast of Blitz-era London

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Why do Americans and Brits write about alcohol so differently?

October 9, 2019 12:31 pm

American drink writing tends to be self-flagellating: the recovering alcoholic’s remembrance of sins past

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Novel advice for incoming STEM freshmen

September 2, 2019 1:07 pm

Students interested in a career in investing and technology should read more fiction

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Anthony Powell gets the superb new biography he deserves

November 12, 2018 11:12 am

Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time by Hilary Spurling reviewed