A MONG T HI S MONTH’S C ONTRI B U T OR S

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NI­CHOLAS TUCKER

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

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

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.

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