Amber Regis :: "Looking Glasses At Odd Corners"

Life-writing, literature, popular culture.

Virginia Woolf Birthday Lecture, 28 January 2012

Last Saturday I travelled down to London for the annual Virginia Woolf birthday lecture organised by the Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain. Fittingly, the event was held in the … Continue reading

January 30, 2012 · 1 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

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