Tags » Tim Parks

Tim Parks

A Literary Tour of Italy

At first I thought, a ha, another itinerary of Italy through the eyes of Byron, Shelley, Goethe, James etc, the usual literary suspects, but no, this is an anthology of essays by acclaimed novelist and translator Tim Parks. 372 more words



The football stadium is one of the few really large constructions that turns its wrong side out. The oval bowl excludes the world, reserves its mysteries for initiates.

112 more words

Tim Parks - Where I'm Reading From: The Changing World of Books

A selection of walks in literary landscapes – bring your compass

Having been totally gathered up and engaged by Tim Parks wonderful The Novel: A Survival Skill… 1,064 more words

Book Review

Tim Parks - The Novel : a survival skill

Erudite, accessible, revelatory, absorbing and utterly compulsive!

As soon as I heard that Parks (who is,  I think, a particularly fine writer on philosophical matters) had written a book re-evaluating literary criticism of the novel, I was instantly sold and frothing at the mouth, anxious to lay my hands on a copy. 1,520 more words

Book Review

Where I'm Reading From: The Changing World of Books by Tim Parks

Title: Where I’m Reading From: The Changing World of Books
Author: Tim Parks
Publisher: New York Review Books
ISBN: 978-1590178843
Genre: Non-Fiction, Reading, Bibliography
Pages: 256… 319 more words