Thursday, 28th November 2013

by Joshua Gaskell

In All Souls College, Oxford, Philip Larkin told a young Martin Amis, “Every century has its cushy profession. It used to be the church. Now it’s academe.” That was 1971. Amis is one of the few novelists lucky (or – don’t think it! – something else) enough to be positioned so as to believe that the twenty-first century’s ḳhūsh posūsh is his own. Would that it were so. But, speaking as a loath and masochistic Guardian-Jobs-ista, I can’t help hoping that it’s

  • Advertising sales executive
  • Advertising sales executive
  • Advertising sales executive…