‘I genuinely believe everyone should write, in the same way doctors tell us everyone should exercise even if we don’t want to be in the olympics’ | Interview by Rachel Chanter
‘Funny what holidays do to people’ | Short fiction from TLM Dec/Jan 1986/87
Information on entering the TLM Poetry Prize, opening 1st May.
‘In Other Words is a memoir that meditates on Lahiri’s process of absorbing her identity as person and writer into a new tongue’ | Rebecca Jacobs
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‘When we stole the eggs from the barn that June
you said we held life in our hands.’
‘In his translator’s note, he himself endearingly describes his version as ‘classics homework’. He most certainly deserves an A+’ | Lauren Hepburn
That’s the way they always talk. ‘You look as if you’d lost a shilling and found sixpence,’ they say; `You look very perky, I hardly recognized you,’ they say; ‘Look gay,’ they say. | From TLM January 1960
‘as gripping as any first-rate thriller recounted with the panache of a consummate literary artist’ | Erik Martiny