Tuesday afternoon remainders

  • Virginia Woolf’s childhood magazine survives.
  • David Lodge reminisces about his friendship with Malcolm Bradbury.
  • In 2003, Jeanette Winterson profiled Ali Smith (The Accidental), who declined to discuss her private life and said “there should be no person between the reader and the book.” (Via Tingle Alley.)
  • James Campbell investigates Richard Wright’s unpublished last novel and finds it’s “not the roman à clef that admirers of Wright who know of its existence might expect.”
  • “The idea of a DVD magazine full of odd little films still sounds great. But maybe it’s the kind of idea that should be executed by somebody other than the editors of self-consciously weird literary magazines.” (Via Bookslut.)


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