Hello. It looks like you�re using an ad blocker that may prevent our website from working properly. To receive the best Tortoise experience possible, please make sure any blockers are switched off and refresh the page.

If you have any questions or need help, let us know at memberhelp@tortoisemedia.com

Wednesday 15 April 2020

letters from lockdown

On the margins

Beyond the actual words in a book, there are the notes, asides and doodles added by readers. The literary critic Lucy Scholes is a devoted fan of this marginalia – and a practitioner, too

▶ Letters from Lockdown: Lucy Scholes, 5’54

Read the full transcript of Lucy’s letter here.


All our journalism is built to be shared. No walls here – as a member you have unlimited sharing