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Tim Smith-Laing

Freelance Arts Critic — Freelance

Writer, reviewer, listener of obscurities. Books for @TelegraphBooks, art for @apollomag and @frieze_magazine, miscellaneous for @the_junket.

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London based critic and writer; recovering academic specialising in early modern literature and classical reception. In addition to some longer fiction and non-fiction projects, I review books on a variety of topics for The Telegraph, and am a regular features and reviews writer on art for Frieze...

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@TimSmith_Laing — 324 followers, 2,014 tweets

Sep 23, 2017

RT @JeremyCliffe: The @SZ reports Number 10 invited "European politicians of rank" to May's Florence speech but they all declined.  https://twitter.com/sz_topnews/status/911273756047413248 

Sep 23, 2017

RT @FinancialTimes: May offers 45 minutes of repetitive and platitudinous abstraction  http://on.ft.com/2fgOTB1 

Sep 23, 2017

RT @BriefcaseMike: Millions of us, especially the young, will resent May saying that we never felt part of the EU. How dare she say that! #florencespeech

Sep 23, 2017

RT @simon_schama: May's insistence that British people "never felt at home" in EU, both ignorant, tendentious: who did you ask Theresa? Farage?

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What was your first job as a journalist?

A feature on renaissance labyrinths for Apollo.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

For 30 seconds. All the keys stuck.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Psmith, of Wodehouse fame.