Muriel Spark

Muriel Spark (1918–2006) was a Scottish novelist and poet. Among the best known of her twenty-two novels are The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The Girls of Slender Means, Memento Mori, and Loitering with Intent. In 1993 she was made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

See NYRB titles related to this contributor.

  • How to Write a Letter

    April 18, 2014

    In the middle of a house-move I came across many books I didn’t know I had, among them How to Write a Good Letter: A Complete Guide to the Correct Manner of Letter Writing.