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A Good Read

William Maxwell, the unsung hero of American literature features on BBC Radio 4's A Good Read. His novel The Chateau tells of the charms and disenchantments of travel. 'It is impossible to say why people put so little value on complete happiness.' William Maxwell.

Virginia Woolf Goes Street Haunting

We recommend an exclusive collection of Virginia Woolf's most infectiously witty essays here.

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