Larkin ascending

Near­ly missed it; an intel­li­gent, allu­sive, gos­sipy memo­r­i­al of Philip Larkin by Mar­tin Amis in the FT. A teas­er for Amis’s forth­com­ing col­lec­tion...

Hippocrene Hull

I knew where the atra­bil­ious Philip Larkin and the tran­scen­dent Andrew Mar­vell (“I by the tide of Hum­ber would com­plain…”) came from. But not this: “Hull...