Articles by Ian Irvine
Ian Irvine / March 16, 2017
Extracts from memoirs and diaries
“We were kept awake last night by New Year Bells. At first I thought they were ringing for a victory"
Excerpts from diaries—Arnold Bennett to Andy Warhol
What Samuel Pepys and George Orwell wrote in their diaries
Jottings in diaries—from Virginia Woolf, and from the South Pole
Eugenia Wynne, Edmund Wilson, Eugene O'Neill—extracts from memoirs and diaries
Click here to read more from our November 2016 issue Television: A Biography by David Thomson (Thames & Hudson, £19.95) The statement that David Thomson is the finest writer on cinema...
Ian Irvine / September 15, 2016
The Arab of the Future 2: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1984-5 by Riad Sattouf (Two Roads, £18.99) The acclaim of recent years for the work of Alan Moore, Posy Simmonds, Joe Sacco, Neil Gaiman...
Ian Irvine / July 14, 2016
"The story takes the pair from school to the compromises and acceptances of late middle-age"