Writing elsewhere I argued in The Critic that King Charles can be a late bloomer by becoming the builder king. Salon tonight! My salon series How to…
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Salon next week My salon series How to Read a Novel continues next week on October 4th, all about Silas Marner. Make sure to book a ticket. The Dickens…
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It seems like we ought to cover this at some point.
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Writing Elsewhere I have written for The Critic about why John Nash is overrated, and what London was like the day after Elizabeth II died. The obvious…
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Noah Smith interviewListen now (66 min) | Motivation is everything
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Ahead of my salon series (How to Read a Novel), which starts next week with Persuasion, I went on the Interintellect podcast. We talked about the books…
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"My dear, if you want romance fuck a journalist."
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I have some questions about the best way to use our very best talent. These are based on my reading of Organising Genius, which profiles “great groups…
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"Who would have known she was actually a great artist and she'd come to dumpster diving?"
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I haven’t read any of the articles for Larkin’s centenary. They all looked boring. But I find him un-ignorable, so I have written a close reading of The…
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Anna Gát, startup founder and late bloomerListen now (76 min) | "The more important things in my life always take a long time."
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This week I wrote a defence of the new Persuasion adaptation for The Critic in which I defend the millennial American version of Austen against the…
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