A Treasure Trove of Edward Gorey

All images courtesy of the Edward Gorey Charitable Trust Edward Gorey: ‘Lady Under Elephant Table’ (aka ‘Table Pausing Over a Lady’), 1977 While working in the Anchor/Doubleday art department in the 1950s, the illustrator and writer Edward Gorey discovered a long-forgotten cache of material by an earlier artist, the Krazy Kat creator George Herriman. These […]

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 Fear and Literature

Tim Parks Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos A man driving through Catia, a violent slum in Caracas, Venezuela, 2005 Is the novel a space of intense engagement with the world, of risk and adventure? Or is it a place of refuge, of hanging back from life? The answer will be all too easy if we are living […]

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