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An Evening With Ian McEwan

Today sees the UK publication of Ian McEwan’s latest novel, The Children Act. On 1st September I attended the Guardian Reader event at The Cadogan Hall at which Ian McEwan was interviewed by journalist and novelist, Jonathan Freedland. 1,969 more words

Word Appreciation

After reading Dorian Gray, amongst other ideas, I was inspired to make this post of authors and poets who really know the credit that words have to our society. 198 more words


Tweeting Vita @thegardenvsw Part III

I recently changed VSW’s Twitter profile photo to VW’s favorite picture of VSW and the one she chose to represent Orlando, now a woman, on her return to England. 2,608 more words

Virginia Woolf

A Writer's Soul

“Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.”

— Virginia Woolf

For the Love of Literature: A Top 10 List

Recently, a couple of my lovely fellow English majors challenged me to post a list of the top ten books that have influenced me. They’re calling it the Book Challenge or something on Facebook. 1,228 more words


A Wasted Resurrection--Virginia Woolf in Manhattan, by Maggie Gee

I’ve just been through a fey mill. Maggie Gee’s latest novel features swallows and flowers and minims on a repeating loop, coochy-coo emails between a mother and daughter, and indiscriminate similes (” … a poem. 698 more words

Reviews By Lucy And Todd

Reading Virginia Woolf - in Kew Gardens!

… plus other niceness in London!

Yes, I managed to escape for another day out in the Big Smoke at the weekend – a joint visit to Kew Gardens and also the lovely bookshops of the Bloomsbury/Charing Cross Road area! 641 more words