Cultural Amnesia: Notes in the Margin of My Time Paperback – 4 Apr 2008
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'Clive James alphabetical tour of his lifetime's reading and thinking is startling in its breadth' -- Daily Telegraph
'Crackles with epigrammatic mischief and reminded me of Charles Dantzig's great Dictionnaire egoiste de la literature francaise.' -- Simon Schama
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I've chose to read through these essays in the sequence in which they are presented in the book - alphabetical. I have been tempted to jump ahead and read essays about people I am more interested in, but fear that if I do so, I might miss out on some real gems.
The Kindle edition allows you to carry this weighty volume around and dip into it. Great for reading on the train, for example.
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