A MONG T HI S MONTH’S C ONTRI B U T OR S
Nicholas Tucker taught developmental psychology at the University of Sussex before specialising in children’s literature. A regular on the former Radio 4 programme Stoptheweek, he also enjoyed the champagne served beforehand and the visit to the pub afterwards. He reviews books for and about the young, and on page 33 writes about the changing language in children’s books.
Andrew Lambirth is a writer about art who also writes poetry and makes collages. Besides contributing to a range of publications including the Sunday Telegraph, the Guardian and RA Magazine, he was art critic for the Spectator 2002–2014. Among his recent books are monographs on David Inshaw, Eileen Gray and William Gear. On page 36 he writes about Goya and Giacometti.
Blanche Girouard interviews people and reproduces what they say in books and on radio, including missionaries in Burkina Faso, fishermen in Essex and traders on the Portobello Market (published as Portobellovoices). On radio she has aired conversations with nuns who make yoghurt and a man who cooks on his car engine. When she isn’t interviewing she teaches and on page 19 writes about educating girls.