Georgia Savage

'Impressions of Writers’ Week' by Georgia Savage

April 1982, no. 39 01 April 1982
Perhaps because of the coloured marquee with elm leaves pressed against the top like alien faces watching, Writers’ Week had a slightly theatrical air which added to the pleasure. All kinds of people were there, in all kinds of clothes, so that one was torn between wanting to watch the crowd and to listen to the speakers. The marquee seats three hundred people – it was always full, and the org ... (read more)

Georgia Savage reviews 'The Gift of the Gab' by Barry Dickins

May 1982, no. 40 27 November 2020
Georgia Savage reviews 'The Gift of the Gab' by Barry Dickins
This book is the best thing that’s happened to me since J.D. Salinger covered his typewriter, or went to Mars or whatever it was that happened to him. It’s a book to put in your satchel and take everywhere, so that in times of stress, you can take it out, read a chapter and feel your heart lift. In fact, it’s really too good for me to write about, but I don’t suppose the editor would be am ... (read more)