George Bernard Shaw — The Edison Telephone Man

How to Make a Living in 1870s London

A Fine Drawing of Shaw by Joseph Simpson. Image: Fine Art of America

Frank Harris’s 1931 biography of his friend, George Bernard Shaw, is an extraordinarily absorbing read because of the close relationship (with much laughter and many disagreements) the two men enjoyed, and the subsequent success that Shaw achieved due to Harris’s ability to get and give the aspiring writer work when he arrived in London in 1876…

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Steve Newman Writer

Steve Newman Writer

Playwright, Historian, and Freelance Writer…