@Jonathan Coe

Jonathan Coe

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Ploughing on in a literary form that's doomed to marginality and then extinction. "A man writes what he can!" (BS Johnson)

London

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@ewanpearson Ewan Pearson @ewanpearson

@Nick_Pettigrew And @jonathancoe "What A Carve Up!"

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Most boring book of all time correctly identified. https://t.co/uJcSWuudlm

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These old NME scans from @rcscribbler are way too distracting. Who would have guessed Ken Dodd outsold Diana Ross i… https://t.co/uq1nBDkZKm

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@MarinaOLoughlin @sarahchurchwell @SarahGPerry @gmichaelperry 'Seething pit of horror' is good. So is 'conveyor bel… https://t.co/RAY4rkgtIv

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@rcscribbler Thank you! I used to read his reviews in the NME and wonder why he only had one name.

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@Mike_Batt @quantick There's a strand of spiritual feminism which will sometimes offer a 'Womb Blessing'. The first… https://t.co/ZKJMvhtUnC

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@rcscribbler Fascinating. Do you have Miles's original review? (And who was Miles?)

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@Lottesometimes Expo 58 is a different beast ...

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@Lottesometimes What a beautiful message to read. Thank you so much.

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@mrmarkmillar DM me if you like.

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A supportive comment from across the Atlantic ... https://t.co/XoQgVT13Bp

@quantick David Quantick @quantick

The best thing about a book reading is the statement and answer session with the audience.

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@AndyPeacock999 @Howard_Goodall No. So I imagine that's why Goodall emphasises that the arts are valuable to the UK economy.

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It's a phrase deployed to sugar the pill when saying something indefensible. Another Rees-Mogg example: https://t.co/HNYZEmZw1M

It's a phrase deployed to sugar the pill...

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A useful general rule taught to me by a French friend: always be on your guard when an Englishman uses the phrase "… https://t.co/wg8AsmUyZR

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On a lighter note ... https://t.co/ChucNPd2wF

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@PhilippeAuclair Assume you've read this? (Or will soon.) Powerful and profoundly depressing. https://t.co/Lez27xXqmO

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Read it and weep: @Howard_Goodall's magnificent, forensic blog about how the self-mutilating folly of Brexit will i… https://t.co/NwGZNeCID2

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Thirty years to the day since one of the world's great screenwriters died. https://t.co/j7GXIxhFQv

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@PaulDiamond3 Wonderful photo!

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@autumnrosewell @KenilworthBook That is wonderful news. Boards of Canada playing softly in the background now as I write.

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@autumnrosewell @KenilworthBook @julianaurelius I will check that out forthwith.

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@autumnrosewell @KenilworthBook Yes I was in a little terraced cottage opposite the fire station. Very cosy. How fa… https://t.co/3N0HlI5ySB

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@KenilworthBook @autumnrosewell A propos of nothing, here's a little piece of music I wrote in 1984 while living in… https://t.co/mkA4ruTaPo

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@KenilworthBook @autumnrosewell Lovely!

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@patrickkincaid It's a trap. It's always a trap.

@brian_bilston Brian Bilston @brian_bilston

Here’s a prayer to music in honour of Record Store Day. #RSD18 https://t.co/Lwcz0HFPta

Here’s a prayer to music in honour of Re...

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@susanhillwriter @lindasgrant Feel that way about VW too (Elgar less so) and also this. https://t.co/LyzA7TRNRI

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