Clive James

Australian author (Cultural Amnesia) and critic.
Died on Wednesday November 27th 2019


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@qualiamind: RT @nntaleb: Clive James, RIP My notes on his book *Cultural Amnesia* - 19 minutes ago

@Fordwritesmusic: What a good idea to ask Paul Kelly to read Clive James's 'Japanese Maple' @LEstrangeTimes - 26 minutes ago

@OwenDav57638718: RT @DouglasKMurray: 'Common sense and a sense of humour are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humour is just common se… - 43 minutes ago

@wllmng22: RT @nntaleb: Clive James, RIP My notes on his book *Cultural Amnesia* - 1 hour ago

@grumpeoldman: RT @nntaleb: Clive James, RIP My notes on his book *Cultural Amnesia* - 1 hour ago

@Shanthyer: RT @DouglasKMurray: 'Common sense and a sense of humour are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humour is just common se… - 2 hours ago

@suranasiddhant: RT @nntaleb: Clive James, RIP My notes on his book *Cultural Amnesia* - 2 hours ago

@zaibatsu: Clive James & Jonathan Miller (Both RIP) Talk Together About How the Brain Works - 2 hours ago

@JeffBrow: @cv09 Clive James quote - 2 hours ago

@Mame72322795: RT @nntaleb: Clive James, RIP My notes on his book *Cultural Amnesia* - 2 hours ago

@the_shb: A fitting piece from @AustBookReview's archives in light of this week's dispiriting news about how we value the art… - 2 hours ago

@soulusaradio: Clive James RIP with Billy Connelly - 2 hours ago

@etucker82: "if you can't quell your urge to make predictions, don't make them about the future." - Clive James - 3 hours ago

@LaGobba: RT @NAChristakis: “Here is a book so dull that a whirling dervish could read himself to sleep with it. If you were to recite even a single… - 3 hours ago

@fisher4450: Clive James Got It Right - 3 hours ago

@MichaelBalkind: Sudden Death - James Patterson & Clive Cussler liked it - you will too - - 3 hours ago

@zaichishka: Clive James’s Ape-Call – Fict. - 3 hours ago

@raumunz: RT @propertyobs: Clive James former Kogarah home now a palace; Perth and the GC now 'metro' cities; Krissy Marsh finally finds Double Bay b… - 3 hours ago

@propertyobs: Clive James former Kogarah home now a palace; Perth and the GC now 'metro' cities; Krissy Marsh finally finds Doubl… - 4 hours ago

@assscroft: An excellent eye-rolling review of Clive 'Lusty' James from KD. The excerpts here though give me the opposite impre… - 4 hours ago

@pathandtarot: RT @newduereview: Clive James & Jonathan Miller (Both RIP) Talk Together About How the Brain Works - 1 day ago

@newduereview: Clive James & Jonathan Miller (Both RIP) Talk Together About How the Brain Works - 1 day ago

@KateRoseMe: RT @KBAndersen: “A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing. Those who lack humor are without judgment and should be trusted with nothi… - 1 day ago

@scotsman_arts: “Schwarzenegger man dies”: Why Clive James was my hero – Aidan Smith - 1 day ago

@CrocodileChuck: Antipodean Polymath Andrew Gleeson on The Million Petaled Flower, Clive James: - 1 day ago

@alejandrocabez4: 1: STEPHEN KING. 2: DEAN KOONTZ. 3: JOHN GRISHAM. 4: MICHAEL CONNELLY. 5: TOM CLANCY. 6: CLIVE CUSSLER. 7: DOUGLAS… - 1 day ago

@Clive_A_Boyce: JAMES BOND 007: No Time To Die Trailer (2020) - 1 day ago

@MichaelBalkind: "Pure fun, pure intrigue. The action never stops till a fascinating climax!" Clive Cussler - Sudden Death -Get it F… - 1 day ago

@THEKatKeen: Clive James, writer, broadcaster and TV critic, dies aged 80 | James died at his home in Cambridge on Sunday almost… - 1 day ago

@Clive_A_Boyce: RT @seanfromenderby: James Justin was so reem when he came on, fast as fuck with quality feet. Gonna be a top top player 4 us - 1 day ago

@AneeceColt: RT @MattZeitlin: the thing about clive james's line on arnold schwarzenegger — that he looked like "a brown condom full of walnuts" — is th… - 1 day ago

@MattZeitlin: the thing about clive james's line on arnold schwarzenegger — that he looked like "a brown condom full of walnuts"… - 1 day ago

@AchtungBrazil: RT @NewYorker: The writer Clive James has died, at age 80. Revisit his poem "Japanese Maple," on death and beauty, from 2014. - 1 day ago

@AchtungBrazil: RT @mariekehardy: A love poem by Clive James. Have a safe day, everybody. x - 1 day ago

@colinmarshall: "Throughout the book, the reader will find evidence that the writer’s learning has been hard won. It must have been… - 1 day ago

@ShaulaEvans: RT @InterestingLit: All I can do is turn a phrase until it catches the light. - Clive James (1939-2019) - 1 day ago

@hedwig_bender: Clive James, writer, broadcaster and TV critic, dies aged 80 - 1 day ago

@BGriffenFoley: RT @DictionaryofSyd: This morning on @2ser Breakfast with Alex, Mark Dunn paid tribute to the Kid from Kogarah, Clive James, with a look at… - 1 day ago

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@judystout1: Waking up in Europa - TLS - 1 day ago

@BradWalterSport: It’s been a sad week - Clive James, Greedy Smith and now Bob Willis - he was one of the great fast bowlers. - 1 day ago

@HartHanson: I live Small World Books.>>> Reposted from @SmallWorldBooks (@get_regrann) - RIP Clive James - #regrann - 1 day ago

@jimmcmahon3: RT @linguistonline: @alfie_dad @allisonpearson @CarolineLucas Clive James 🇦🇺summed it up quite succinctly ⬇️ - 1 day ago

@SheriffLonestar: A love letter to my true hero. Clive James. Thank you Sir, you gavexso much for my tiny mind to handle and influenc… - 1 day ago

@Adrian_Dalby: Judge John Deed: War Crimes Brett Fancy, Kim Thomson, Juliet Aubrey, Murray Head, Neil Grainger, Kate Anthony, Adam… - 1 day ago

@DallasVideoFest: RT @SlateCultFest: Slate Culture Gabfest talks Knives Out, Clive James, and Watchmen. Thanks to @adamgopnik and @jbouie for coming on the s… - 1 day ago

@p2pMark: RT @p2pMark: Broadcaster Clive James dies, aged 80 - 1 day ago

@RogerioCasanova: texto deste sábado - 1 day ago

@SaminSyd: Vale Clive James. - 1 day ago

@afcandido: RT @SergiusAugustus: R.I.P., Clive James, 80, intelectual australiano há seis décadas estabelecido na Inglaterra. Um fenômeno de talento, e… - 1 day ago

@YOllamarsenE: RT @DouglasKMurray: 'Common sense and a sense of humour are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humour is just common se… - 1 day ago

@AnnMarieAmerica: RT @firstthingsmag: Even after abandoning Christianity in adulthood, Clive James admired the moral and political power of Christian faith.… - 1 day ago

@maryrussell1: @wmarybeard Appreciated your interview with Clive James. Much appreciated - from a secret admirer....aka mary Russell - 1 day ago

@DigitalMigrant1: Clive Owen would have made a great James Bond. - 1 day ago

@cribbenMerrill: Terrific little anthology of Clive James mots and one-liners here. - 1 day ago

@Chthonicman: RT @firstthingsmag: Even after abandoning Christianity in adulthood, Clive James admired the moral and political power of Christian faith.… - 1 day ago

@firstthingsmag: Even after abandoning Christianity in adulthood, Clive James admired the moral and political power of Christian fai… - 1 day ago

@MargyMayell: RT @mcmoynihan: In 2010, I asked one of Clive James's close friends if he had seen him recently. "Yes. And he's dying." That friend died a… - 1 day ago

@DanDamoJase: We discuss the passing of Gary Rhodes and Clive James passing and Jase's obsession with dead people. Watch Here: - 1 day ago

@markcduffell: Sad news. Gary Rhodes. Clive James. Now Bob Willis. 2019 ending on a sad note. RIP - 1 day ago

@sarahcgilbert: The high-low legacies of Jonathan Miller and Clive James via @FT - 2 days ago

@XZPwEDVhHH37i3C: RT @ApostropheBooks: "A sense of humour is just common sense, dancing." - Clive James. Farewell to the brightest of bright shining minds. h… - 2 days ago

@Agent_Prince: Clive James once began one of his weekly reviews with "Now that the incoming Tory Government has made greed patriot… - 2 days ago

@vmspod: This week's e-mail features the new #podcast with @jumpstartbyRobb and my reflections on Clive James. Read/subscrib… - 2 days ago

@leorobsonwriter: Very enjoyable response to the death of Clive James (good use of "parental trolling") - 2 days ago

@MattZeitlin: "Martin Amis...was so indebted to James’s tone that Kingsley Amis...would insist on reading his son’s book reviews… - 2 days ago

@prospect_uk: "Whenever his pieces landed in my inbox, I knew they would be word-perfect" Clive's editor remembers a man who re… - 2 days ago

@Jennife56754142: RT @gossjam: Opened Clive James's Crystal Bucket last night. Serendipitous fold in the page meant it opened at: - 2 days ago

@Jennife56754142: RT @Conspiracy50: Yes. More about Stuart Maconie and Andrew Collins' days working with Clive James in So Brightly at the Last. Publicatio… - 2 days ago

@Jennife56754142: RT @thebookseller: Clive James biography released by @RedDoorBooks: - 2 days ago

@Jennife56754142: RT @BookBrunch: [email protected] brings forward Clive James biography by Ian Shircore (@Conspiracy50) - 2 days ago

@Jennife56754142: RT @Conspiracy50: So Brightly at the Last: Clive James and the Passion for Poetry - out 13 Feb. 'This book works as commentary on its subj… - 2 days ago

@Jennife56754142: RT @UtdGhostwriters: OUT NOW! Our writer @cv09 Ian Shircore’s biography on Clive James ‘So Brightly At Last’. #newrelease #goodreads #fives… - 2 days ago

@Jennife56754142: RT @clairywoowoo: Clive James’s true gift to us was his magnificent poetry - 2 days ago

@NoniEdwards: I've had the honour and privilege of working with Malcolm Taylor these past two weeks on the #BusinessBreakfast. I… - 2 days ago

@Jennife56754142: RT @Conspiracy50: So Brightly at the Last: Clive James & the Passion for Poetry. Out now! 'Works as a commentary on CJ's work, as biograph… - 2 days ago

@thepressboxpod: Mentioned on the pod: ⁦@leorobsonwriter⁩ on the great Clive James. - 2 days ago

@AJWTheology: Post of the day: @PLeithart on the wit, wisdom and cultural Christianity of Clive James. - 2 days ago

@ngaire_elwood: RT @marrow: Check out this well-written piece about #CLL and CLive James from @iolver (with whom I shared an intern term in 1977) - 2 days ago

@HJSinglehurst: RT @alicevjones: Oh, Clive James. What a writer. Had ‘Have You Got a Biro I Can Borrow?’ at our wedding and sharing it now because it’s nic… - 2 days ago

@DaleEstey: #Australian writer and TV #critic Clive J#ames dies aged 80 - - 2 days ago

@CCrook16: RT @natlibscot: This is your Scottish libraries bookish weather update... FICTION IS LIFE WITH THE DULL BITS LEFT OUT. — Clive James http… - 2 days ago

@DrMarkRowe: Powerful words about the last season of life, from the late Clive James R.I.P. 🙏♥️📘🦋… - 2 days ago

@graygoods: RT @tedmills: Here's @austinkleon pointing out the difference in end-of-life care for artists in the US (Gahan Wils… - 2 days ago

@BrowenFat: RT @DaftLimmy: Had the pleasure of meeting Clive James at a charity do once. He was surprisingly down to earth, and VERY funny. - 2 days ago

@GeliRaubal1: I place a total embargo on dragons. Clive James, Play All - 2 days ago

@delphiegray1: @BeardedGenius Clive James - 2 days ago

@CliveConway: Clive James found "imminent death" good for the concentration. Read the #blog and follow us at:… - 2 days ago

@SylviaD32911201: RT @australia_my: Clive James: Mass Death Dies Hard | Climate Dispatch well he has left us but left a few golden nuggets I was reminded by… - 2 days ago

@vespasian91: RT @guardian: Clive James was a great TV critic, but don’t forget Nancy Banks-Smith | Letters - 2 days ago

@StubCrouch: RT @guardian: Clive James was a great TV critic, but don’t forget Nancy Banks-Smith | Letters - 2 days ago

@Be_neviani: Marcelo Coelho: Humorismo e poesia, inveja e gratidão - O escritor Clive James tinha o gênio da comparação exata e… - 2 days ago

@Review31: RT @DavidCollard1: William Poulos's excellent review of the late Clive James's new book on Larkin 'A Joyous Shot at How Things Ought to Be'… - 2 days ago

@Artfulscribeuk: "Clive James’s true gift to us was his magnificent poetry." With his recent passing, he will be remembered for many… - 2 days ago

@GordonBird14: Clive James 'near to death but thankful for life' - BBC News - 2 days ago

@chrismbr: RT @mariekehardy: A love poem by Clive James. Have a safe day, everybody. x - 2 days ago

@gmpworld: "Scarcely anything is original - it's very hard to be totally inventive, so I'm not terribly interested in original… - 2 days ago

@scotsman_arts: “Schwarzenegger man dies”: Why Clive James was my hero – Aidan Smith - 2 days ago

@stefanstern: This reminds me that Clive James was very funny about that awful Michael Caine film The Swarm. - 2 days ago

@JanetStanley1: RT @vmspod: “I should have led a more balanced life, but that’s easy to say at the end of things. When you’re caught up in what you’re doin… - 2 days ago

@BlancheBronwen: Clive James Got It Right - 2 days ago

@thygergirl: RT @mariekehardy: A love poem by Clive James. Have a safe day, everybody. x - 2 days ago

@thygergirl: RT @Channel4News: "What you should do is count your blessings you've lived so long. Some of my friends didn't." The Australian writer Cliv… - 2 days ago

@thygergirl: RT @nytimesbooks: Clive James, the Australian poet, critic and novelist, has died at age 80. Read a 2014 profile of the author whose caree… - 2 days ago

@thygergirl: RT @ladyhaja: Extremely saddened to learn of the death of Clive James. A wonderful writer in so many disciplines and registers. I re-read t… - 2 days ago

@thygergirl: RT @Wappingraces: Was going to do a “dem mans” tweet. And then I realised I’m too late and it’s dull. And then I read a poem by Clive J… - 2 days ago

@thygergirl: RT @TomConnolly21: Let us mourn the death of Clive James but celebrate his encompassing literacy. What better example could there of the hu… - 2 days ago

@thygergirl: RT @hendopolis: Clive James had so many talents. But as I sat on a jet immediately after the death of Princess Diana it was he who caught m… - 2 days ago

@thygergirl: RT @NewYorker: The writer Clive James has died, at age 80. Revisit his poem "Japanese Maple," on death and beauty, from 2014. - 2 days ago

@thygergirl: RT @bbcarts: "I recommend imminent death for any writer. It concentrates the mind wonderfully." Clive James, who kept writing throughout th… - 2 days ago

@kyrdem: RT @NicholasKarides: "Culturally, being European defines me” the Australian Clive James had once said suggesting Europe was a state of mind… - 2 days ago

@Adam_L_Holden: RT @Conspiracy50: So Brightly at the Last: Clive James & the Passion for Poetry. Out now! 'Works as a commentary on CJ's work, as biograph… - 2 days ago

@cavalry777: 📆 24: AMAs, Goo Hara Suicide, Busy Bee Plane Crash (Congo, 26 dead), Loss of Clive James (due to illness) 📆 25: Dre… - 2 days ago

@ringer: RT @thepressboxpod: New pod! Kamala Drops Out Irishman Reviews Clive James RIP Overworked Twitter Joke - 2 days ago

@Shannona_D: RT @9AbbeyOZ: @Shannona_D Interesting. If we pursue an evolutionary life, isolation & loneliness are inevitable. They will kill you. The st… - 2 days ago

@9AbbeyOZ: @Shannona_D Interesting. If we pursue an evolutionary life, isolation & loneliness are inevitable. They will kill y… - 2 days ago

@petergraemed: RT @mariekehardy: A love poem by Clive James. Have a safe day, everybody. x - 2 days ago

@happydayscrafts: RT @mariecurieuk: Clive received his terminal diagnosis almost ten years before he died. He had the time to ponder what it means to be mort… - 2 days ago

@bryancurtis: RT @thepressboxpod: New pod! Kamala Drops Out Irishman Reviews Clive James RIP Overworked Twitter Joke - 2 days ago

@312shelly3: RT @GoldenTalon77: Vale, Clive. #CliveJames - 2 days ago

@KSCHistory: @KingsSchoolHead Wise words indeed. And the late Clive James had some advice on parenting too. - 2 days ago

@andywasley: Finally dipping in to the BBC’s archive of Clive James ‘Point of View’ episodes. This, on happiness, has had me gri… - 2 days ago

@saralisehowe: RT @dontattempt: "A sense of humour is just commonsense dancing." Clive James - 2 days ago

@MossyTheCritic: The kid from Kogarah: @DavidMarkHerman remembers Clive James - 2 days ago

@ritasymon: RT @ObserverUK: Clive James: the last interview - 2 days ago

@DirkNorwell: @wmarybeard @MikeBracher @NAChristakis Enjoy doing what you do ... you’re a long time dead ... I think Clive James - 2 days ago

@newsyc50: Clive James Got It Right - 2 days ago

@VultureHoundMag: Remembering Clive James - 2 days ago

@Toxic_Masculyne: @to_Clive @HonMoses_Kuria @DonaldBKipkorir @WilliamsRuto "There comes a time when a government starts eating it's o… - 2 days ago

@Jennife56754142: Obituary: Clive James, Australian author and poet whose TV criticism led to stardom in the UK - 2 days ago

@vmspod: RT @Conspiracy50: So Brightly at the Last: Clive James & the Passion for Poetry. Out now! 'Works as a commentary on CJ's work, as biograph… - 2 days ago

@seanddotmedotuk: Not quite Clive James, but I'm sure it will be a decent review of the year. - 2 days ago

@james_aura: The high-low legacies of Jonathan Miller and Clive James How two major figures in British cultural life sparked an… - 2 days ago

@Mgxashe_Phumeza: RT @mahlephula: “People don’t get their morality from their reading matter; they bring their morality to it." Clive James - 2 days ago

@CricWorld96: @HurricanesBBL M Wade (c/wk), Qais Ahmad (Afg), G Bailey, Scott Boland, Jake Doran, Nathan Ellis, James Faulkner, J… - 2 days ago

@AnchorNECC: RT @netbuoy: Clive James & Jonathan Miller (Both RIP) Talk Together About How the Brain Works - 2 days ago

@terribly: Clive James & Jonathan Miller (Both RIP) Talk Together About How the Brain Works > - 2 days ago

@mindblastworks: Clive James & Jonathan Miller (Both RIP) Talk Together About How the Brain Works - 2 days ago

@netbuoy: Clive James & Jonathan Miller (Both RIP) Talk Together About How the Brain Works - 2 days ago

@strwbilly: "He took it for granted that all strong ideas could be made lucid to a large audience, and that if there was one th… - 2 days ago

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