Stories about Writers

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Ivan Wise discusses six things which he thinks should be better known, on the theme of Stories about Writers.

1. The rehearsals for Pygmalion https://www.stuckinabook.com/the-truth-about-pygmalion-by-richard-huggett/
2. Arrow in the Blue and The Invisible Writing by Arthur Koestler https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2000/02/10/the-afterlife-of-arthur-koestler/
3. Writers’ pseudonyms https://lithub.com/the-surprising-stories-behind-the-pen-names-of-10-famous-authors/
4. The obscenity trial of Lady Chatterley’s Lover https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1960/11/19/the-lady-at-the-old-bailey
5. Park Bench: Dorothy Parker and Robert Benchley https://www.newyorker.com/books/double-take/robert-benchleys-legacy-in-an-era-of-fraught-comedy
6. Literary collectors http://airshipdaily.com/blog/01162014-author-collections

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