Geoffrey Wheatcroft: Harold Evans
17 December 2009
Show More My Paper Chase: True Stories of Vanished Times – An Autobiography by Harold Evans.
Little, Brown, 515 pp., £25, September 2009, 978 1 4087 0203 1Show More
“... ostentatiously wear his convict’s uniform once a year. In 1961, 90 years after Stead, a young man who took him as his hero was appointed editor of his old paper, the Northern Echo. At 33, Harold Evans wasn’t quite as precocious as his predecessor, but he came from a world in some ways closer to Stead’s than to England today. In the engaging early pages of My Paper Chase, Evans describes his ...”