Times Book Club


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Leisure and Society Storm Jameson
In Kettering SJ found respite from a place she disliked in walking and in a subscription to the Times Book Club , which brought to her attention J. A. Symonds 's Renaissance in Italy and...
Literary responses Rosamond Lehmann
Reviews were slow to appear, and according to RL 's brother John many of the early ones were lukewarm or even hostile.
Lehmann, John. In My Own Time. Little, Brown.
However, the poet Alfred Noyes (a friend of their father) ecstatically praised...
Publishing Marie Belloc Lowndes
The publishers, Heinemann , caused controversy by refusing to provide copies on ordinary trade terms to the Times Book Club . The Times Literary Supplement therefore, even though it printed an appreciative review, urged its...
Publishing Helen Waddell
Abelard figured in her imagination as her ideal man, and on at least one occasion she dreamed that she herself was Heloise (as an abbess and an elderly woman after Abelard's death).
Blackett, Monica. The Mark of the Maker: A Portrait of Helen Waddell. Constable.
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Reception B. M. Croker
This novel was a selection of the Times Book Club .
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
38480 (2 November 1907): 1
BMC 's Times obituarist thought it perhaps the best book she ever wrote.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
42548 (22 October 1920): 13


11 September 1905: The Times Book Club opened at 93 New Bond...

Writing climate item

11 September 1905

The Times Book Club opened at 93 New Bond Street, London, and quickly ran afoul of the Net Book Agreement.

November-December 1906: Mediation in the Book WarRSC: link to other...

Writing climate item

November-December 1906

Mediation in the Book War (of the Times Book Club against the Net Book Agreement) was attempted unsuccessfully by an unofficial committee composed of several eminent authors.


Meredith, George. Poems. Times Book Club, 1912.