- Queen's University
Nigel Beale is a freelance writer/broadcaster who specializes in literary journalism. His work has appeared in, among other places, The Washington Post, The Guardian Online, The Toronto Globe and Mail, Canadian Art and CNQ magazine. In his role as host of The Biblio File podcast he has interviewed many award winning authors; plus accomplished publishers, booksellers, editors, book collectors, librarians, conservators, and sundry other book experts. In his role as owner of www.literarytourist.com he travels the world visiting bookshops.
- The Biblio FileHost/Producer, 2006 - present
- Nigel Beale & Associates Ltd.President, 1989 - present
- Literarytourist.comFounder & Editorial Director, 2010 - present
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Annual Bookarts Fair Join us for the 37th Year of Wayzgoose! FREE ADMISSION!! always the last Saturday in April! April 25, 2015, 9am – 5pm.
Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » The Lyell Lectures 2015
I´ll be in Charlottesville, VA next week getting a tour of the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia. Unfortunately its director Mi
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Lift locks at Peterborough, Ontario. There is a pattern in my life. Every six or seven years (it started at age 28), I fall into a severe cl
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This from the Hoodline, San Francisco neighborhood news: “In Baghdad on March 5th, 2007, a car bomb destroyed much of Al-Mutanabbi Street, t
Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Oscar Wilde and Jian Ghomeshi
There are some interesting parallels between the circumstances surrounding the trials of Oscar Wilde and the situation that Jian Ghomeshi no
Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Review of Ken Babstock’s Methodist H...
Illustration by Anthony Tremmaglia. My review of Ken Babstock's Methodist Hatchet now live at Guerilla 34. Be warned in time, James, and rem
Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Beautiful new presentation of Dylan ...
2014 marks the centenary of Dylan Thomas's birth. In celebration of this, The Folio Society has issued a new selection of his poems, notable
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Okay, after having recently read Ellmann's biography of Oscar Wilde, and just finished Kenneth Silverman's biography of Edgar Allan Poe, I'm
Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Wyndham Lewis in Upstate New York
“His angry rupture with Roger Fry confirmed in him a lifelong opposition to the Bloomsbury group and what it signified for him: art as the p
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Last year at about this time I had the pleasure of attending several events (including. a fablulous, funny Burlesque show) that kicked off W
Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum - Literary Tourist
The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum opened to the public in 1901 and holds a collection of over 6500 items relating to Johnson, his circle
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Brattle Bookstore (Boston, MA)— The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) Board voted unanimously today to approve the designation of the Bos
Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Go to Scotland to see the Green Ray
The Green Ray (Le Rayon Vert) is a novel by Jules Verne published in 1882 and named after the optical phenomenon of the same name. The lead
Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Literary Tourist visits Los Angeles:...
As happens so often with book lovers, serendipity (sadly not the late, lamented bookstore of the same name) was at hand during my recent vis
Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Literary Tourist’s list of Great Not...
Here first are a few quotes about the mighty notebook (notepad, writing pad, drawing pad, legal pad): When Bugs Bunny walks into rehab, peop