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Ruth Scurr’s new biography takes an innovative form – although being a lecturer, at Cambridge, she is hesitant to admit to doing anything so dangerous as innovation. Nonetheless, it is innovative and she may well have just launched a new vogue in … Continue reading
have I been in a room, possibly with fifty or so other people, where about thirty languages are spoken. It was a refreshing and dramatic change to the fairly monoglot norm! The event was part of the Jura Unbound series … Continue reading
It’s that time of year again, and for once it’s not yet raining! This morning I listened to Charles Emmerson’s fascinating presentation of his new book, 1913 (Bodley Head). It’s a period in which I have more than a passing interest, … Continue reading