Naomi is a founding member and convenor of the Essayists, a group that meets several times a year to study essays.

Selection of essays:

The Haunted House by Maria Stepanova

Benefit of Clergy: Some Notes on Salvador Dali by George Orwell

Authorship by George Eliot

The Ring of Time by E B White

The Best Substitute for War by Paul Auster

Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace

On Good Nature by William Hazlitt
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The Invalidity of all Excuses for Betraying Secrets by Samuel Johnson
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On Drinking by James Boswell (from Life of Samuel Johnson)
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Of Friendship by Michel de Montaigne
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The Gaelic by Myles na gCopaleen

Decline of the English Murder by George Orwell

On the Rise of the Essay by Zadie Smith