Tag Archives: allen lane

What Is a Book?

A review of Tim Graham’s ‘A.S.B. Glover: The Unacknowledged Genius of Penguin’ in May – June issue of PN Review.

A Deed of Quixote

My portrait of J.M. Cohen, translator from French and Spanish, crucial link between the London publishing world and Latin American literature in the 1950s and 1960s, is in the current issue of PN Review (Nov.-Dec. 2019).

Lady Chatterley’s Defendant – London Magazine & Three Monkeys Online

An article written about Allen Lane, the founder of Penguin books, originally published in London Magazine, and subsequently in the online current affairs/arts magazine Three Monkeys Online For the full article, click here. Brief extract below: Even those closest to Allen Lane could never work out how many parts missionary he was to how many […]