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The Saturday Book free pdf The Saturday Book was a hugely popular literary miscellany published annually between 1941 and 1975. It emerged as a response to the drabness of war and the ponderousness of the journalism of the day. It vowed to do without a mission- its motto was 'Vive la bagatelle'. We will relaunch The Saturday Book, presenting the intelligent reader with a hugely enjoyable collection in the run-up to Christmas. There won't be a theme or a message, just lots of great writing from around the world, including memoirs and travelogues, short stories and interviews, all beautifully illustrated. We will also run a feature called The Little Review Centenary Questionnaire. A hundred years ago, an avant-garde, Paris-based arts magazine sent ten identical questions to fifty writers, artists and musicians, including TS Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Djuna Barnes, Gertrude Stein and Jean Cocteau. Their replies formed the basis of The Little Review's last ever issue. To commemorate its centenary and celebrate The Saturday Book's first ever issue, we will repeat the exercise. A piece about The Little Review by Naomi Wood will introduce the feature- the Q

About Alex Clark

ALEX CLARK is a distinguished journalist and critic. She was a judge of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists competition, of the Man Booker Prize in 2008 and is a former editor of Granta magazine.

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Author : Alex Clark
Publisher : Union Books
Data Published : 07 November 2013
ISBN : 1908526564
EAN : 9781908526564
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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