Slightly Foxed Issue 37
  • Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: March 2013
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Carry Akroyd
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Slightly Foxed Issue 37

Dreaming of the Bosphorus
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In this issue

Ates Orga recalls how his father’s Portrait of a Turkish Family came to be written • Allison Pearson meets Mrs Miniver • Annabel Walker eavesdrops on Amos Oz in Jerusalem • Gordon Bowker turns ultramarine • Chris Schüler celebrates the atlas • Marie Forsyth volunteers in a charity bookshop • Derek Parker delights in the letters of Horace Walpole • Oliver Pritchett examines the etiquette of reading in bed . . .


Dreaming of the Bosphorus • ATES ORGA

Irfan Orga, Portrait of a Turkish Family

Common Sense Dancing • ALLISON PEARSON

Ysenda Maxtone Graham, The Real Mrs Miniver

The Sound of Youth • WILLIAM PALMER

On the novels of Josef Škvorecký

A World of Words • ANNABEL WALKER

Amos Oz, A Tale of Love and Darkness

Pillow Talk • OLIVER PRITCHETT

On the etiquette of bedtime

Map Magic • C. J. SCHÜLER

On atlases of the past and present

The Wild Ginger Man • ANDREW NIXON

J. P. Donleavy, The Ginger Man

With a Notebook and a Ukulele • GORDON BOWKER

On the works of Malcolm Lowry

Putting the Hum into the Humdrum • A. F. HARROLD

On the works of John Hegley

Adventures in Achromatopsia • CATHERINE MERRICK

Oliver Sacks, The Island of the Colour-blind

Flashman’s Nemesis • BRIAN PAYNE

George MacDonald Fraser, The Private McAuslan books

Hurricane Clarice • MICHAEL MARETT-CROSBY

On the novels of Clarice Lispector

The Man in the Lavender Suit • DEREK PARKER

On the letters of Horace Walpole

Of Bembo, Caslon and Clairvaux • ROGER HUDSON

On the history and charm of the Folio Society

Talking to the Major • DENNIS BUTTS

On the novels of Percy F. Westerman

Wells of Memory • CHRISTIAN TYLER

On the short stories of H.G. Wells

Shop with a Heart • MARIE FORSYTH

On books and bookselling


About Slightly Foxed

The independent-minded quarterly that combines good looks, good writing and a personal approach. Slightly Foxed introduces its readers to books that are no longer new and fashionable but have lasting appeal. Good-humoured, unpretentious and a bit eccentric, it’s more like a well-read friend than a literary magazine. More . . . 



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