Karl Miller

British journalist

Karl Fergus Connor Miller FRSL (2 August 1931 – 24 September 2014) was a British literary editor, critic and writer. He was a founding editor of the London Review of Books from 1979 until 1992. Before this, he was an editor of The Listener magazine from 1963 until 1973. He later reviewed works by writers such as J. G. Ballard, Robert Burns, Graham Greene, Ted Hughes and Ian McEwan for The Times Literary Supplement.

Miller was born in the small town of Straiton, Loanhead in Midlothian to the south of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. He studied in both Edinburgh and at Downing College of the University of Cambridge. He was married to Jane Collet. They had three children: two sons, Daniel and Sam, and a daughter, Georgia.[1]

Miller died on 24 September 2014 at his home in North London, aged 83.[2]

References Edit

  1. Sutherland, John (26 September 2014). "Karl Miller obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
  2. Flood, Alison (26 September 2014). "Karl Miller, founding editor of London Review of Books, dies at 83". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 September 2014.

Other websites Edit