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Writing tagged London Review of Books

  1. The foco

    A parallel between the success of the Cuban Revolution and changing large organisations.

  2. First sentence

    A great first sentence from an LRB article by Adam Smyth.

  3. The natural order of things

    Bits from an LRB review of a book about how socialism has disappeared from America.

  4. The Canadian iron ring tradition

    Canadian engineers wear rings on their little fingers as a reminder of their responsibilities to the public.

  5. They hate competition

    On companies hating competition.

  6. Failure quotes

    Two quotes about failure, from Samuel Beckett and Stephen Spender.

  7. Doors with no handles

    “…the Volkspolizei would come through the doors, drag the Gruftis and Autonomen into the East, rough them up and throw them back out.”

  8. The undercover quanitifed self

    A chunk of Hamish MacGibbon’s father’s life was recorded by the security services, and still readable fifty years later.

  9. Then behave yourselves

    Stephen Sedley in the LRB comparing an intrusive media to a snooping state.

  10. New London Review of Books website

    I did much of the HTML/CSS for the newly-relaunched LRB website.