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Jordison on The Old Devils

Kathryn Gray notes Sam Jordison's retrospective review of Amis' The Old Devils

PUBLISHED ON: 16/02/10

CATEGORY: Notes

Nice piece by Sam Jordison in today’s Guardian on Amis’s 1986 Booker winner The Old Devils.

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Still Rock n’ Roll to Me

Tiffany Murray on her pick of rocknroll novels

PUBLISHED ON: 28/01/10

CATEGORY: Notes

Author of Diamond Star Halo and New Welsh Review board member Tiffany Murray on her pick of the rocks.

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Education, Education, Education

Kathryn Gray on Sarah Waters' teacher mentors

PUBLISHED ON: 19/01/10

CATEGORY: Notes

Sarah Waters and others on the teachers who inspired them in today’s Guardian.

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T.S. Elliot Prize goes to Phillip Gross

Kathryn Gray notes that Philip Gross has won the 2009 TS Elliot Prize with his poetry collection The Water Table

PUBLISHED ON: 19/01/10

CATEGORY: Notes

The 2009 T. S. Eliot Prize has been won by Philip Gross. The prize is the most prestigious in British Poetry. Philip’s winning book, The Water Table, …

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Borders on the Brink?

Kathryn Gray

PUBLISHED ON: 25/11/09

CATEGORY: Notes

The bookshop Borders facing possible administration, the Guardian reports.

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Dic Jones 1934 – 2009

Kathryn Gray comments on the death of Dic Jones

PUBLISHED ON: 04/10/09

CATEGORY: Notes

A fine obituary of Welsh poet Dic Jones who recently died.

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Aeronwy Thomas-Ellis, Daughter of Dylan Thomas, Dies Aged 66

Kathryn Grays comments on the death of Aeronwy Thomas

PUBLISHED ON: 29/07/09

CATEGORY: Blog, Notes

Tributes paid following the sad news of the death of Aeronwy Thomas. Read the full story here.

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