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It’s time to appreciate Kingsley Amis — flaws and all

The choices show a lack of levity, imagination and courage

The acclaimed novelist harboured dreams of writing verse

What does it take for an author to become idolised way beyond their literary merit?

The moral campaigner is having another moment in the spotlight

When Larkin is inevitably denounced, I’ll be reading his forbidden work by torchlight

James Booth reviews ‘Somewhere Becoming Rain: Collected Writings on Philip Larkin’

This is not only an objective biography by a distinguished academic, it is also a warm personal memoir

Philip Larkin’s long association with Kingsley and Martin Amis resulted in the poet being misrepresented and misunderstood

Woolf’s statue is the latest to come under review