Number 20 | General Interest

Excessive Innovation and the Anxiety of Influence

'Most people have an ear for the best new bits of language they come across – a better or richer or just smarter-sounding way of expressing ideas which are anyway always slightly beyond language’s grasp.'

Number 20

Morgan Meis on Guru, Jonathan Safran Foer's Tree of Codes and Jon McGregor on footnotes. Plus Adam Leith Gollner, Amber Qureshi from Fukushima, Alain de Botton and Keith Ridgway on literary agents.