Pseudonymously Famous


What happens when a book is shortlisted for the Orwell prize and its author chooses to remain pseudonymous? Possibly, the beginning of a new canon.

“Strictly speaking this isn’t anonymity but pseudonymity – and while whole books have been written about Anon (not least by the Guardian’s own book club supremo John Mullan), less is known about its sibling Pseud.”


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