Gilliamesque

Writing autobiography can be a perilous activity. The decision to write one in itself may be seen as a narcissistic proclamation of self-assured success, explicitly showing an awareness that people...

Nabokov in America

Admittedly, biographers do not have an easy job – writing an entire book about one person’s career requires such serious dedication that is unimaginable to most. Often, though, the results are an...

Our Best Attention

Despite my doubts after attending the launch of Jane Tulloch’s debut novel, Our Best Attention, I attempted to remain impartial before reading it. It is difficult to reserve judgement, having been...