Slightly Foxed is a quarterly magazine offering 96 pages of lively recommendations for books of lasting interest – books that have stood the test of time and those that have left their mark on the people who write about them. Every issue features an eclectic mix of fiction and non-fiction, covering pieces by very familiar names such as Richard Mabey, Penelope Lively, Michael Holroyd, P. D. James, Sarah Perry and Robert Macfarlane, as well as contributions from writers that readers may never have heard of but are equally as thought-provoking and entertaining. Subscribers will have access to the complete digital archive of Slightly Foxed, making it an invaluable resource for literary students and academics..
Slightly Foxed Issue 71, Autumn 2021, is full of the usual entertaining writing and excellent recommendations. Among the good things inside: Margaret Drabble admires Doris Lessing • Patrick Welland is moved by George Clare’s elegy to a family • Olivia Potts has plenty to say about Mary Wesley • John Smart dreams of cheese • Clarissa Burden falls for Josephine Tey’s Inspector Grant • Andrew Joynes receives divine inspiration from William Golding • Frances Donnelly visits Hotel du Lac with Anita Brookner • Ken Haigh make his case for The Hobbit • Jane Ridley lets Winston and Clementine speak for themselves, and much more besides . . .