Tag Archives: Lennon/McCartney

Isolation!

A reminder that the second part of The Sins of Literature is available to hear on the Radio 4 website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0383hsr  This edition is concerned with how writers go about their business, the benefits of solitude and so forth. Will Self has been the stand-out of the series for me so far and his advice this […]

She’s Leaving Home / Literary Scotland: A Traveller’s Guide

We had readings of this lyric/poem/short story in both the Saturday and Thursday classes over the last week – the link below will take you to the recorded version. In his great book about the Beatles, Revolution in the Head, the music critic Ian MacDonald called the song ‘imperishable popular art of its time’, which sounds about […]