Pym Links

Barbara Pym on BBC radio Desert Island Discs (1978)

The Barbara Pym Society's Facebook Page

Wikipedia entry for Barbara Pym

Daily Pym: Collected quotes from Barbara Pym

A Nice Hobby, Like Knitting by Victoria Patterson (LA Review of Books, 2015)

Barbara Pym and the New Spinster by Hannah Rosefield (NY Times, 2015)

Reassessing Barbara Pym: An Introduction by Nick Turner and Frances White (2014)

Pride and Perseverance by Laura Shapiro (NY Times, 2013)

Barbara Pym Gets Rediscovered—Again by Laura Miller (, 2013)

Marvelous Spinster Barbara Pym At 100 by Carrie Frye (2013)

Patron Saint of Quiet Lives by Raina Lipsitz (Ploughshares, 2013)

Hazel Holt reminisces about Barbara Pym (2013)

Philip Hensher toasts the novelist Barbara Pym (The Telegraph, 2013)

Barbara Pym: The Other Jane Austen by Valerie Stivers-Isakova (2013)

Boston Globe article on the North American Pym Centenary conference (2013)

The Usual Suspects: Margaret Drabble's review of An Academic Question (2012)

Kindly Words and Spectacles: The Art of Barbara Pym By Michael Adams (2011)

Barbara Pym's Affectionate Irony by Betty Smartt Carter (2011)

Very Barbara Pym: Alexander McCall Smith's introduction to Excellent Women (2008)

Jilly Cooper's introduction to Jane and Prudence (2007)

Finding richness in Barbara Pym's Leonora Eyre by Anita Sue Vroman (MA thesis, 2005)

'Always sincere, not always serious': Robert Liddell and Barbara Pym  by Robert Smith (1995)

The Anglican Clergy in the Novels of Barbara Pym by Isabel Stanley (Ph.D. dissertation, 1990)

No Thankless Task: Barbara Pym as Indexer  by Hazel Holt (1987)

How Pleasant to Know Miss Pym by Robert Smith (ARIEL, 1971)

A letter from Philip Larkin to Barbara Pym, July 18, 1971

An appreciation of Barbara Pym and the Church by James Runcie

Penguin's book club guide to Excellent Women

Classic Cafes: The Rendez~Vous, article by Richard Gray

Library Thing page on Pym

The Blue Plaque on Barn Cottage in Finstock, Oxon, where Barbara lived 1972-1980

The Alliance of Literary Societies, the umbrella organisation for more than 100 literary societies
     and groups in the UK, including the Barbara Pym Society