Month: July 2014

Simon Callow’s merciless Juvenalia

Posted on 29/07/2014

In the moral cesspool of imperial Rome, Decimus Junius Juvenalis stood out as a very angry man. Fortunately his rage was tempered with a ready wit, and he clearly enjoyed the absurdity of all he saw. …

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The Guardian Book Club discussion

Posted on 24/07/2014

The Guardian’s Claire Armitstead chairs a discussion with novelist Helen Dunmore and historian David Reynolds on how the British public’s perception of the Great War was altered by fact and fiction.

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A Clockwork Orange

Posted on 21/07/2014

The Folio Society’s new edition of Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange. Published 12 August 2014.

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