As part of a surprisingly poignant post farewelling the task of managing subscriptions, now to be administered outside its London HQ, the London Review of Books blog lists some of the reasons given over the years for the cancellation of subs.
“arrival of firstborn child”
“articles mean and resentful”
“cheap intro rates unfair to faithful”
“college finished – needn’t read again”
“couldn’t understand a single word”
“gone off (that is, LRB has)”
“reader too old and tired”
“gone blind through eclipse”
Read Nicholas Spice’s full post here.