Amber Regis :: "Looking Glasses At Odd Corners"

Life-writing, literature, popular culture.

Top of the Blog: 2011

And so 2011 is drawing to a close, and so too is my first year in the blogosphere. What has surprised me most is the breadth of readership and the … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Celebrity Memoir II: Dear Fatty

Last week I blogged about the Christmas trade in celebrity memoir, and by coincidence or serendipity, last Friday’s Guardian Books podcast contained a segment on the genre. In it, Claire … Continue reading

December 21, 2011 · 1 Comment

Celebrity Memoirs I: A Tale of Literary Snobbishness?

Certain news stories recur with amusing frequency, and Christmas is a ripe time for Lazarus-like reappearances. Worried by spectres of debt, each year we are warned of the dangers of … Continue reading

December 12, 2011 · 6 Comments

Objects and Material Things II: Souvenirs and Collecting

Last week I blogged about two very different life-narratives emerging from two very similar items: Victorian decoupage screens — one created by a man, Charles Dickens, and the other created … Continue reading

December 4, 2011 · 8 Comments

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