Clive James Watch #6

Short notices

Peter Robins in "The Telegraph" calls Cultural Amnesia "a great lavatory book". Nice one.

Articles by James

James writes about people behaving badly - people who happen to be famous for one reason or another, in this case Snoop Dogg and Amy Winehouse. And on intervention, and media gaffes.

He also discusses his own website and what he intends to do with it.


CBC Radio interviews James about his latest work, Cultural Amnesia.


James will be appearing in a chat show at this year's Edinburgh Comedy festival - it's on the very last line.

Clive James has been presented a Special Award for Writing and Broadcasting at the annual Orwell Prize ceremony.

Andrew Motion, current Poet Laureate, is standing down next year, and Johann Hari, in "The Independent", would like to nominate James for the role. Trouble is, the job's remuneration includes a butt of sherry - which equates to about 700 bottles of the stuff - and James has been off the grog for years.

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