Slightly Foxed (U.K.), 2004. Trade Paperback. Item #111
The independent-minded quarterly that combines good looks, good writing and a personal approach. Slightly Foxed introduces its readers to books that are no longer new and fashionable but have lasting appeal. Good-humoured, unpretentious and a bit eccentric, it’s more like a well-read friend than a literary magazine. In this issue Tim Mackintosh-Smith wanders in Greece with Patrick Leigh Fermor • Harriet Sergeant discovers what makes a good diary • Karen Robinson hangs loose in California • Justin Cartwright uncovers the lost world of William Maxwell • Julia Keay finds The Everest Hotel in Dehra Dun • Lyall Watson is delighted by a most unusual museum • Annette Kobak sees England afresh with Karel Čapek • John Saumarez Smith remembers a book-trade character • Ursula Buchan gets dug in with The Potting Shed Papers • Nicholas Bagnall takes to the road with George Borrow • Mary Sullivan meets some refugees from Lilliput in Mistress Masham’s Repose • Andrew Wall discovers retail therapy, and much more besides . . .