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CW on Desert Island Discs, 1978

Available to listen via BBC Radio Four, Colin on Desert Island Discs from 1978 with the legendary dulcet tones of Roy Plomley. Listen here. CHOICES. 1. Richard Wagner Schwüles Gedünst schwebt in der Luft (from ‘Das Rheingold’) Soloist: Eberhard Wachter Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Georg Solti 2. Yves Montand Et La Fete Continue 3. … Continue reading

Paupers’ Press – 30 Years Young This Year!

Paupers’ Press is 30 years old this February. As part of the Paupers’ Press 30th anniversary celebrations, you are invited to join Colin Stanley, Managing Editor of Paupers’ Press , and Adam Daly, author of The Outsider-Writer, who will be in conversation at the European Bookshop, 5 Warwick Street, London W1B 5LU (off Regent Street) … Continue reading

Colin Wilson and The Occult

The ‘Occult Trilogy’ is the collective label applied to Colin Wilson’s three major works on the occult: The Occult (1971); Mysteries: an Investigation into the Occult, the Paranormal and the Supernatural (1978) and Beyond the Occult (1988). They amounted to a monumental 1600 pages and have spawned many other lesser works. Colin Stanley, Wilson’s bibliographer … Continue reading

Review: Philosophical (a)Musings

Philosophical (a)Musings: Colin Wilson, Me + the Meaning of Life, by Vaughan Rapatahana. Entropy Press 2012. We’re all aware of the glib hack work that has passed for criticism of CW’s work since time immemorial – well, around 1957 -that dreary, repetitive template of personal sniping which masks a lazy, anti intellectual non-interest in Colin’s … Continue reading