Bloomsbury’s Outsider shortlisted for the James Tait Black Prize for best biography
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Bloomsbury’s Outsider shortlisted for the James Tait Black Prize for best biography

We’re thrilled that Bloomsbury’s Outsider: A Life of David Garnett by Sarah Knights has been shortlisted for the James Tait Black award for best biography published in 2015. Continue reading

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‘… like patches on a quilt, Bunny’s life began to take a definable shape…’ Sarah Knights on her inspiration behind Bloomsbury’s Outsider: A Life of David Garnett
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‘… like patches on a quilt, Bunny’s life began to take a definable shape…’ Sarah Knights on her inspiration behind Bloomsbury’s Outsider: A Life of David Garnett

In 1943 Vanessa Bell painted a group portrait of the Memoir Club, an informal gathering in which members of the Bloomsbury Group read papers about aspects of their lives. As David Garnett commented, it provided opportunities for them to indulge in ‘an almost gourmet-like love of the foibles of old and intimate friends’. The picture, … Continue reading