Literature Festival

Penelope Lively and A Reading Life

Nathan W. Richardson | Posted 18.12.2012 | Home
Nathan W. Richardson

Readers of Lively's novels will know that her most essential theme is the theme of History: the history of the self, the history of the world (often the relationship between the two,) the effects of the past on the present, on the future.

Anecdotal Antidotes to Tabloid Tittle-tattle

Marcus Moore | Posted 29.09.2011 | UK Entertainment
Marcus Moore

RORY McGrath chats to everybody: "Any more questions? I'll see you in the bar." At a day's recordings for Call My Bluff, Penelope Keith insisted my ...