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  • Frank McCourt and Angela’s Ashes

    Frank McCourt loved “smart-ass English authors” like Aldous Huxley and Evelyn Waugh but his favourite was PG Wodehouse, he says in this video. More interesting is what he says about poverty: We were ashamed. My mother was ashamed of being poor.The poor were ashamed of being poor. You don’t come out of the slum walking […]