Category Archive: year in review 2015

READS OF THE YEAR 2015: Becky Varley-Winter


This year I discovered Elizabeth Smart’s By Grand Central Station I Sat Down And Wept (1945 [Flamingo, 1992/2015]), which is intensely rhapsodic – beyond purple – yet precisely controlled. Smart’s visionary daring is… Continue reading

READS OF THE YEAR 2015: Andrew Rubens


Scottish Spleen, edited by Tom Hubbard, James W Underhill and Stewart Sanderson, featuring translations by J Derrick McClure, Sheena Blackhall, Christie Williamson, James Robertson, Robert R Calder, Walter Perrie and Rab Wilson (Tapsalteerie,… Continue reading