Ted Hughes

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Echo chamber

As Under-Secretary of the Ted Hughes Rough Riders (Boston Chapter), I have been delighted by two recent developments.
Men are from Martin Amis, women are from . . . ?
By JAMES PARKER  |  May 07, 2010

Booked up

Summertime, and the reading is easy.
Several shelves’ worth of summer reads
By BARBARA HOFFERT  |  June 09, 2008

November 16, 2007

Weekly forecast
By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  November 14, 2007

Animal husbandry

Les Murray and Ted Hughes, though they dwelled in each other’s antipodes, had plenty in common.
Ted Hughes and Les Murray
By JAMES PARKER  |  August 15, 2007

Heat waves

“Summer joys are spoilt by use,” wrote John Keats, meaning the less you do between June and August, the better.
Summer reads to cool off with
By JOHN FREEMAN  |  June 28, 2007

Sweet delusion

Violence was in the air, and the promise of simmering humiliations.
On American Idol it’s fame or nothing
By JAMES PARKER  |  February 06, 2007