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T. S. Eliot Prized

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London Library member and T.S. Eliot biographer Professor Robert Crawford gives the London Library Lecture at Hay on Sunday 31 May and will be looking at T.S. Eliot and his relationship with the Library as well as exploring the links between poets and libraries more generally. Miranda Richardson is opening proceedings with readings from some…

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The Last Laugh: Groucho Marx, T.S. Eliot and the London Library

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On Saturday evening at 10pm on Radio 3 the wistful dramatisation Dear Mr Eliot: When Groucho Met Tom by Jakko Jakszyk gets another well-deserved airing and if you missed it last year, it is well worth a listen.  It tells the story of the surprising friendship between T.S. Eliot and Groucho Marx using their private…

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T.S. Eliot: Poet and President

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We join Helen O’Neill for the last time before Christmas as she opens the final window on the Library’s archive advent calendar. I reserved the last window on our archive advent calendar for one of the greatest poets of the English language: T.S. Eliot. A London Library member from 1918 and the Library’s President between…

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The death of Mrs Valerie Eliot, London Library Vice-President

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The President, trustees, members and staff of The London Library heard with great sadness of the death of Mrs Valerie Eliot last Friday, 9 November 2012. Mrs Eliot had been a Vice-President of the Library since 2009, and through Old Possum’s Practical Trust was one of the Library’s most generous benefactors, providing funds for the…

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