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Correspondence of Faber & Faber and Letter to ‘The Times Literary Supplement’ (1954), in the Robert Graves Collection


St John’s College Robert Graves Trust received 26 boxes of archival material from Graves’s home in Deya, Mallorca, on 3rd March 2008, bequeathed by Graves’s widow, Beryl. 596 more words


Lunar Book Club: Fahrenheit 451

So now I shall do a classical horror story, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, the idea of living in this world…it’s nightmarish. Of course we kind of do live in this world already. 1,253 more words

Book Reviews

Review - Brian W Aldiss shorts

If you’ve been following this blog, and I know some of you do (my heartfelt thanks!), then you’ll know that the Broken Empire trilogy left me with that hole that only a brilliant series of books can leave. 322 more words


New arrival: A.W.Faber "Janus" 2B

Now these have been a pleasant bi-product of my “Janus” sharpener search on eBay. They are advertized as drawing pencils, so I’ll certainly will come back to them for some sketching action.


Dormono sulla collina, da Spoon River a Fabrizio De Andrè

Stasera suonerò al teatro Puccini di Merano con Diego Baruffaldi, Marco Gardini per la voce del fantastico Andrea Maffei, in uno spettacolo scritto da Astrid Sibilla. 153 more words


A Girl is a Half Formed Thing

As a literature student, people often asked me if I’d stopped reading for pleasure, as if studying books would ruin them forever. I didn’t really like this question: I hated to think I’d just become the eternal critical nitpicker that this seemed to suggest. 533 more words


More joy of text – Oliver Simon's Introduction to Typography

By a Typographer, I do not mean a Printer, as he is Vulgarly accounted, any more than Dr. Dee means a Carpenter or Mason to be an Architect; but by a Typographer, I mean such a one, who by his own Judgement, from solid reasoning with himself, can either perform, or direct others to perform from the beginning to the end, all the Handy-works and Physical Operations relating to Typographie.

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