Paul West

Paul West , who died in October 2015, was the author of more than 50 books of fiction, poetry, and essays.


My many mentors at Oxford, from Lincoln College to All Souls, linger like spirits in the mind

by Paul West | Friday, December 06, 2013

My Newfoundland

The sensations of landing on the island long ago haunted a writer’s final memories

by Paul West | Monday, December 07, 2015

‘Mem, Mem, Mem’

After a stroke, a prolific novelist struggles to say how the mental world of aphasia looks and feels

by Paul West | Friday, June 01, 2007

A Feast of Fat Things

After umpteen years of living in America, an English writer gives thanks for its salient pleasures

by Paul West | Friday, June 01, 2012