Conversation and the Art of Depressed Academia

I’m sat in a coffee shop, reading for a book review I’m writing, and earlier this afternoon I overheard someone in a group at the next table. I hadn’t been trying to listen to their conversation. If anything, I’d been trying not to be grumpy about their loudly discussing poverty and gender politics while I …

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History Monograph Introductions

There's a lot of advice out there on what to do and not do when writing a monograph. The main sub-genre is thesis-to-book advice, but there's plenty more besides on finding an authorial voice appropriate for the format, how to go about revising such a long piece of text, etc. Yet there's nothing out there (that …