We must share this -- Les temps modernes -- Dating apps -- Alan Hollinghurst

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(Editorial comment: most of you will know Alan Hollinghurst, hopefully, winner of the Booker Prize with "A Line of Beauty", who is credited with doing for gay fiction what John Updike did for ungay fiction. Otherwise, look it up.)

Alan Hollinghurst

Alan observes:

"I noticed it's an addictive thing among some younger friends of mine who are obsessed with their dating apps, who get up after the first course of dinner and come back twenty minutes later and rejoin the party for pudding. It's bad manners apart from anything else."