[DWJ] new book preview

minnow at belfry.org.uk minnow at belfry.org.uk
Wed Jun 26 12:19:14 EDT 2013


On Wed, 26 Jun 2013 13:00:11 +0100
Meredith MacArdle <meredithxyz at googlemail.com> wrote:

> There's a nice article about the new book on
> 
>  *
> http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2013/jun/24/diana-wynne-jones-final-book-sister

Nice article, but oh how I do wish journalists would stop calling her
"Wynne Jones" as if "Wynne" were a surname.  It isn't.  It's a girl's
forename from Wales.  The surname is Jones.  They wouldn't call Mabel
Lucy Atwell "Lucy Atwell", would they?

This mistake means that she gets put in two places on library and
bookshop shelves and people don't know whether to look for her work
under W or J.

Minnow (grumping)



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