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Anna Thornton

Marketing Intern

After a year of eating her way through Paris, Anna is helping us to share what we do with the world. You’ll find her snapping photos of cakes, hunched over a laptop or reading on a park bench during her lunch break.

Ask Anna about: art, literary theory, contemporary fiction, feminism, French cheese.

Recommendations by Anna

Anna's Books of the Year

Looking back at my reading list from 2015, the only word to accurately describe it is eclectic. Since graduating in 2014, this has been a year of widening my reading outside of academia, seeing where my interests led me and discovering classics ...

Posts by Anna

Writers in bookshops

Our own poetry buyer and tweeter extraordinaire John Clegg has just published his debut poetry collection with Carcanet, Holy Toledo! In his honour, Anna considers the close relationship between writers and the ...

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'Drink, and fear not your man'

Shakespeare wrote about everything under the sun: love, sex, politics, war… and food. It comes as no surprise that a playwright known for debauchery would illustrate a preoccupation with all things boozy and delicious. ...

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Mary Beard: Greatest Hits

In anticipation of Mary Beard’s sold out event with us on 1 April, here's her ‘Greatest Hits’ from the London Review of Books archive.

A professor of Classics at Cambridge, author of numerous books and host of ...

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Dogs, Art, Life

Colin Dayan is one of our most challenging thinkers on law and ethics. Law is a White Dog: How Legal Rituals Make and Unmake Persons made the argument that the process of law often acts in a way that diminishes the ...

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Angela Carter: Greatest Hits

To commemorate our ‘Author of the Month’ Angela Carter, we had a dig through the LRB archives to explore the critical essays of this great writer: some humorous, some serious, most of them somewhere in between. All ...

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