Chateaubriand on Writing Memoir between Two Societies

“It was an ‘I‘ of early days long gone who lived in these places, and that ‘I’ has already succumbed, for our days die before us.” Continue reading at 'The Paris Review'

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Transworld buys Ben Fogle memoir

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Biteback acquires Peter Hain memoir

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Arts Council defends Poetry Book Society cuts

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Tonto buys Inspiral Carpets memoir

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