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Bury my heart at W.H. Smith's : a writing life

Author: Brian W Aldiss
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Autobiography of the writer's life including his experiences as an author, journalist, scriptwriter and bookseller in the world of publishing and bookselling. Aldiss describes his lifelong  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Authors' presentation copies (Provenance) - CSmH
Memoirs (form)
Named Person: Brian W Aldiss; Brian W Aldiss; Brian Wilson Aldiss; Brian Wilson Aldiss; Brian W Aldiss; Brian W Aldiss
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian W Aldiss
ISBN: 0340536616 9780340536612
OCLC Number: 25373517
Description: 221 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Apéritif: Bury my heart at W.H. Smith's --
My first editor --
Three pounds a week --
Vienna steak, Heinz salad cream --
Imaginary diaries --
Elegy for minor poets --
Recuperation: a brief chapter --
In the big spaceship --
Following in SPB's footsteps --
I dream therefore I become --
Helping writers --
and otherwise --
An evening in London, a weekend in Nottingham --
White hopes, black olives --
Wandering scholars --
Critic in a jacuzzi --
Stubbs soldiers on --
Medan, Malacia, Ermalpa, Avernus --
From Oxford to Italy --
Charivari --
Appendix: The brood of Mary / by Nicholas Ruddick.
Responsibility: Brian Aldiss.

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