Robert McCrum held the position of Editor-in-Chief at Faber and Faber until 1996 when he left his position to become the Observers Literary Editor. His memoir My Year Off is published by Picador.
Robert McCrum was forty-two when he suffered a massive stroke which left one side of his body totally paralysed, his speech drastically impaired, and his sense of himself radically altered. What followed was a prolonged period of recovery, full of heart ache and frustration, as he gradually regai...
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