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J R Ackerley

J. R. Ackerley (1896-1967) was for many years the literary editor of the BBC magazine the Listener . A respected mentor to such younger writers as Christopher Isherwood and W. H. Auden, he was also a longtime friend and literary associate of E. M. Forster. His works include three memoirs-- Hindoo Holiday , My Dog Tulip , and My Father and Myself --and a novel, We Think the World of You .