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Tim Smith-Laing

London
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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Biography

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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Everything about the new Hot Snakes single is what you want of a new Hot Snakes single. A band that makes me very happy.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrR50b7-OSQ 
RT @nickwallis: It is very, very funny. "To throw up a perfectly solid four-week relationship with a woman half his age for somethi… https://t.co/VnVyKR70OZ
RT @pawboy2: It was the year of Beggars Banquet & Jagger was already [very] rich. But he was inconsolable, reported [Jeff] Bernard. 'He end…
The glossary entries for this Derrida guide I'm writing are like a cross between found poetry and a horrible stress dream: https://t.co/hperT36p6Z
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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.