Paul West

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

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


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