Further Requirements

Interviews, Broadcasts, Statements and Book Reviews, 1952-85
Philip Larkin
Edited by Anthony Thwaite
Collects a wide range of writing by this witty and astute British poet, including commentary on a diverse list of authors


Further Requirements gathers interviews, broadcasts, statements, and reviews that collectively offer a surprising portrait of Philip Larkin : mordant, modest, intolerant, and generous---but always himself.

Philip Larkin (1922-85) was a prolific and honored British poet, editor, fiction writer, and reviewer. His books of poetry include High Windows, The Whitsun Weddings, The Less Deceived, and The North Ship. In addition to Further Requirements , his prose works include the essay collections Required Writing (Michigan, 1999) and All What Jazz: A Record Diary, and two novels, Jill and A Girl in Winter.

Anthony Thwaite is an acclaimed writer and poet, whose most recent books include Selected Poems 1956-1996 and A Different Country: New Poems.

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