George Watson

George Watson is a Fellow of St. John’s College, Cambridge. He is the editor of the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature and the author of The Lost Literature of Socialism and Take Back the Past.

The High Road to Narnia

C. S. Lewis and his friend J. R. R. Tolkien believed that truths are universal and that stories reveal them

by George Watson | Monday, December 01, 2008

An Unquenchable Gaiety of Mind

On visits to Cambridge University late in life, Jorge Luis Borges offered revealing last thoughts about his reading and writing

by George Watson | Thursday, May 31, 2012

The Forgotten Churchill

The man who stared down Hitler also helped create the modern welfare state

by George Watson | Friday, June 03, 2011