Auberon Waugh

Literary Birthday – 17 November – Auberon Waugh


Auberon Waugh was born 17 November 1939, and died 16 January 2001

Three Quotes

  1. You should tell the truth as often as you can, but in such a way as people don’t believe you or think that you’re being funny.
  2. I don’t suppose there has been a moment in the world’s history where more people felt themselves to be artists, of when less art was produced.
  3. Anyone wishing to communicate with Americans should do so by e-mail, which has been specially invented for the purpose, involving neither physical proximity nor speech.

Auberon Waugh was an English author and journalist, and the eldest son of Evelyn Waugh. He wrote five novels, including Who are the Violets Now and The Foxglove Saga. Waugh became most famous for his Private Eye diary, which ran from the early 1970s until 1985.

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by Amanda Patterson

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