These are private words addressed to you in public. If only Eliot had lived to see Facebook.
Reporter: Mr Eliot, for which of your works were you awarded the Nobel Prize? Eliot: I assume it was for the entire corpus. Reporter: When did you publish that? Priceless. (Via the wonderful Ackroyd biography.)
I’ve just written a piece for Lateral Action, one of my other blogs, about T.S. Eliot’s route to fame, inspired by the excellent Ackroyd biography. The T.S. Eliot Guide to Success If you like that, you might like this piece about the other great poet-businessman of the English language: The Shakespearean Guide to Entrepreneurship