Last Letters from Hav was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for fiction (despite which many readers continued the search for Hav in maps and gazetteers).
Johns, Derek. Ariel. A Literary Life of Jan Morris. Faber and Faber.
The Booker shortlisting, wrote JM
, turned out to...
Winterson began writing the novel after she was turned down for a publishing job at Pandora Press
, because the interviewing editor suggested she should write a book about her early life. Adam Mars-Jones
1983: Aileen La Tourette contributed the stories...
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Aileen La Tourette
contributed the storiesPassing and Cupiditas to Mae West Is Dead: Recent Lesbian and Gay Fiction, edited by Adam Mars-Jones
Mars-Jones, Adam. “A small but perfectly formed masterpiece in miniature”. Guardian Weekly, p. 18.
Mars-Jones, Adam. “Bafflingly boxed in”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 4442, p. 552.
Mars-Jones, Adam. “Leap from oranges to a lemon”. Guardian Weekly, p. 28.
Mars-Jones, Adam. “Milosevic and 9/11 in one blurred journey”. The Observer.
Mars-Jones, Adam. “Mrs Winterson’s Daughter”. London Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 3-8.
La Tourette, Aileen. “Passing”. Mae West Is Dead: Recent Lesbian and Gay Fiction, edited by Adam Mars-Jones, Faber and Faber, 1983, pp. 178-81.