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Cultural Amnesia

Notes in the Margin of My Time

Clive James

‘One stupendous starburst of wild brilliance’ Simon Schama

‘Aphoristic and acutely provocative: a crash course in civilization’ J. M. Coetzee

Organized from A through Z, and containing over 100 essays, Cultural Amnesia is the ultimate guide to the twentieth century.

‘This is a beautiful book. James proves himself not only to be in possession of a towering intellect, but a singular ability to communicate his passions’ Observer



Genre: Non-Fiction
ISBN: 978033048175501
Published: 11/04/2012

Clive James

Clive James

Clive James is the author of more than thirty books. As well as verse and novels, he has published collections of essays, literary criticism, television criticism and travel writing, plus four volumes of autobiography, hisUnreliable Memoirs. In 1992 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia and in 2003 he was awarded the Philip Hodgins memorial medal for literature. He holds honorary doctorates from Sydney University and the University of East Anglia. In 2012 he was appointed CBE.

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