'One hates an author that's all author.' Lord Byron With quips, quotes and insults from beloved literary figures such as William Shakespeare, Virginia Woolf and Ernest Hemingway to modern literati including Zadie Smith and Will Self, this charming book reveals your favourite authors' opinions on subjects from families, food and friendship to writing masterpieces, being married and silencing dim-witted critics. Literary Wit and Wisdom will ensure that you're never at a loss for the perfect witticism.
Richard Benson is a retired teacher, with a wealth of anecdotes from his professional life, which have fuelled the phenomenally successful F in Exams series. He's also a keen amateur cricketer.