An announcement

To celebrate the bicentenary of the first publication of Byron’s “Don Juan” on 15 July 1819, I’ll be releasing an annotated and narrated version of Cantos I + I...

Bad Lord Byron

You know, of course, that there’s a lot of pathet­ic rub­bish that pre­tends to be a Byron­ic doc­u­ment, hop­ing to bor­row a lit­tle of the pop­u­lar lus­tre ...

Skin in the Game

John Murray’s recommendations to Byron deserve more respect as evidence of the publishing environment and not just of his own disposition. After all, he had “sk...