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Number Crunching

Number Crunching

...in German communications and who is generally held to be the father of the modern computer; and John Napier, whose ivory ‘bones’, carved with numbers in a patterned concatenation, constituted...
Throwing Things Away

Throwing Things Away

...Virgil’s Aeneid or the works of Kafka. We deplore Monica Jones obeying Larkin’s orders to destroy his diaries and John Murray burning Byron’s memoirs to protect his reputation. And almost...
Oblique Strategies

Oblique Strategies

...Irishness and their Britishness become a kind of performance. John Walsh explored this dilemma beautifully in his memoir, The Falling Angels. The title is a reference to a story J.M....
Finding The Letters

Finding The Letters

...offered to introduce me to the senior curator in charge of the John Murray archive, where the Leigh Fermor papers now rested. A fortnight later I was in the library....
In The Footsteps Of James Joyce

In The Footsteps Of James Joyce

...by the Fortieth Foot regiment — until 1904, when it was rented by Joyce’s friend, Oliver St John Gogarty. Joyce stayed there for six nights in September of that year,...

Helping Writers

...story http://vimeo.com/113407473 John O’Donoghue’s story https://vimeo.com/232497476 Grants The RLF helps professional authors in financial difficulties. Our grants support writers in all sorts of practical ways – from fixing the roof...
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