Robert Cottrell: Four novels from the golden days of newspaper journalism

Newspaper journalism is on the way out, writes Robert Cottrell, former foreign correspondent and co-founder of the Browser.

Mourning its demise, Cottrell has picked out four novels and a style guide that “reflect the golden days”.

The list:

The Economist Style Guide

Scoop – Evelyn Waugh

Towards the End of the Morning – Michael Frayn

The Honourable Schoolboy – John le CarrĂ©

The Imperfectionists – Tom Rachman

See Cottrell’s post for a full list of the reasons behind his choices.

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