Book Review: Authorisms – Words Wrought by Writers by Paul Dickson

Authorisms: Words Wrought by Writers by Paul Dickson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Following the blog ‘Interesting Literature’ is proving to be an expensive hobby of mine as the excellent curator of that site, Dr Oliver Tearle, regularly reviews books which are just up my street – and ‘Authorisms’ was one of them. Sure… Read More Book Review: Authorisms – Words Wrought by Writers by Paul Dickson

Be cool AND a Literary Aesthete: Ten ‘Modern’ Words with Older Literary Connections

It is simples, take an unfriend and, if he be found to have email, pull his muggles for he will never manage a google no matter how hard he might bang. Such cool, modern and trendy language from me, don’t you think? You might think, however, that I have misused such terms. Harry Potter fans,… Read More Be cool AND a Literary Aesthete: Ten ‘Modern’ Words with Older Literary Connections