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Parenthood

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Notebook

J.L. Carr, “How Steeple Sinderby Wanderers Won the FA Cup“.

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Red on green

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The man who had too much of everything

Talent being at the top of the list. From my Times review of a weighty new account of the rise and fall of the genius that was Robin Williams: The warning signs were there that moment in the 1970s when … Continue reading

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In the know

Insider or outsider? From Robert Verkaik’s new book, “Posh Boys: How the English Public Schools Run Britain”: “Did you go to school?” The question asked of suspected Old Etonians by Old Etonians.

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Mayfly season

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Royal wedding

Windsor, Saturday.

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Parasol

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Pulp

How did “My Dad Wrote A Porno” become an all-conquering global phenomenon? Search me. My review of the Festival Hall version of the erotica-gone-bad podcast: It is a long time since I have seen an audience in quite such an … Continue reading

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Tom Wolfe RIP

The cover of New York magazine containing that celebrated Radical Chic essay. This superb Michael Lewis profile in Vanity Fair digs through Wolfe’s private archives and explains how he managed to get an invitation to Leonard Bernstein’s Black Panther fundraiser. … Continue reading

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