Archive | Essay | Some Recollections of Brâncuși by Eugène Ionesco

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The following essay, originally published in the April 1961 edition of The London Magazine, recounts the time by spent by Eugene Ionesco, one of...

Review | All Under One Roof by Evelyn Schlag

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ALL UNDER ONE ROOF Evelyn Schlag (Translated by Karen Leeder) Carcanet, June 2018 Since 1981 Austrian poet, Evelyn Schlag has published critically-acclaimed poetry, prose and short stories,...

Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift

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… And could she disentangle it, the stuff she’d seen in her mind’s eye, from the actual stuff of her own life? In 1935, fleeing...

Essay | The King of Hay-on-Wye

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A maverick anarchist, bookseller and entrepreneur, Richard Booth, who has died aged 80, transformed the small Powys town of Hay-on-Wye into a mecca for the second-hand book. His significant and colourful legacy in the book trade inspired a formula [...]

The Grandfather by Manash Bhattacharjee

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To Steven O’ Brien Grandfather Heaney dug deep Into his country’s soil Another man unlike him left home To burrow through an alien forest In search of enemies The alien...

Review | Salvador Dali At Home

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Salvador Dali At Home, Jackie De Burca, Quarto, 2018, pp. 176, Hardcover, £25 Salvador Dali at Home is a book that seeks to unveil the places...

Archive | Poetry | Rin Ishigaki

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Known in Japan as the 'bank clerk poet', with her work frequently featuring in the bank newsletter where she was employed, Ishigaki's poetry stretches...

Archive | Fiction | Silvio by Arturo Vivante

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  First published in the June 1970 edition of The London Magazine (Vol. 10, No. 3) Like a statue too finely carved, too finished and perfected,...

Review | DRAG: Self-portraits and Body Politics at the Hayward Gallery

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DRAG: Self-portraits and Body Politics 22 August - 14 October 2018 HENI Project Space, Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery In what may be the first major institutional...

News | The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses 2019

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Last night the winners of The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses were announced, with this year’s announcement signalling a re-structuring of the...

Physical by Andrew McMillan

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Andrew McMillan’s debut collection Physical opens with an epitaph taken from one of the often overlooked novels of Hilda Doolittle, better known as H.D.,...

Sargent: The Watercolours at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

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John Singer Sargent is best known as a painter of portraits in oil. Since childhood, however, he was also a keen watercolorist, and a...

Jonathan Yeo at The National Portrait Gallery

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If you haven’t seen the work of Jonathan Yeo take yourself along to The National Portrait gallery. Since the early 2000’s Yeo has emerged...

Interview | GeorgII Uvs | Full Circle: The Beauty of Inevitability

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Driven by scientific pursuit and artistic imagination, the acclaimed Russian artist GeorgII Uvs pioneered a new approach to abstract art in which he developed...

Playing Safe | Hugo Williams

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I liked not liking you much. I liked playing safe. Not being bowled over by you was part of the thrill. At the King’s Palace Hotel you couldn’t...

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