Robert Posner, 1950–2023

Posted on by Jonathan Beckman

Robert Posner enriched many people’s lives with his charm, intelligence and kindness. He died of cancer on Monday 9 October in a remote cottage on Skye, where he’d moved in 2017. It was an odd place for a man as sociable as Robert to end up, perhaps, but he didn’t need much and made lifelong […]

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In Memoriam

Posted on by Tom Fleming

Like most good writers Jeremy Lewis enjoyed the art of embellishment. He once described finding the snapped-off head of a toothbrush inside a pork pie in a pub outside Dublin. Do you think that happened? The point, for Jeremy, was that the anecdote encapsulated something true about Ireland in the 1950s. Jeremy was a dedicated […]

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