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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

18 months, 2 weeks, 5 days

4 July, 2006: first meeting to discuss new (completely re-transcribed, expanded, re-annotated) edition of V.S. Naipaul's early family correspondence

28 November, 2006: signed contract

23 January, 2007: first of three days at the Naipaul archive, McFarlin Library, University of Tulsa

23 January, 2008: emailed finished manuscript (249 letters, 273 pp, approx. 130,000 wds) to publisher

(Phew!)

(Back to "Imaginary Roads"....)

4 comments:

Mark J.H. F said...

Congratulations and best wishes with the process.

Dylan said...

yeah. good work. keep inspiring the rest of us...

charmaine said...

Congratulations Nicholas. I'm a new blogger on Guyanese books/writers, and I look forward to your book on Guyana.

Mary said...

Congratulations, I look forward to reading the book when it comes out. Dogged does it, as they say.