Monthly Archives: October 2009

Appeal to Save the “Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani”

There have already been countless victims of this recession and, of course, the human cost is the aspect that quite rightly ought to (and does) attract most attention.  But as the ripples spread wider, the squeeze is starting to be … Continue reading

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A Gude Cause: October 1909 – 10 October 2009

Just a quick post on this because it’s been written about by much better-qualified people elsewhere: here’s the website, and also this piece by Elspeth King. This afternoon about 2,500 women of all ages and a fair number of men, … Continue reading

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At two ends of the publishing continuum: Harvill Secker’s celebrates its (cumulative) centenary and Vagabond Voices

‘International Writing with a Wayward Streak’ is the headline in announcing Harvill Secker’s approaching centenary celebrations in 2010. From January through to December 2010, the Random House imprint Harvill Secker will be celebrating a centenary of publishing. Harvill Secker … Continue reading

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