Joint editor with Christopher Ricks of The Poems of T. S. Eliot. Formerly an editor and columnist on The Times.
Author of Edmund Burke and Our Present Discontents and articles in a wide variety of journals. Editor of Penguin's Selected Poems of Arthur Hugh Clough and many other volumes.
I have worked on all kinds of editorial projects, from academic and trade books to doctoral theses and marketing copy for international law firms.
"The editor I trust with my own copy" -- Simon Jenkins (then Editor of The Times)
"I cannot think of another major author (even James Joyce) where the editorial problems are so great and have been so successfully resolved as in your Eliot" -- Prof. Henry Woudhuysen
"There is simply no one else who comes close to Jim's command of the English language. Every sentence is elegantly structured, clear and succinct. Everyone needs a Jim workout" -- Paddy O'Connor, Words That Work