Legends cling to Bram Stoker’s life. One interesting cluster centres on his wife, Florence. She was judged, in her high… The post Love at first bite appeared first on The Spectator.
D.J. Taylor’s clever dissection of snobs is really two books in one. Scattered throughout are entertaining, delicious (initially), solemnly related… The post We’re all snobs really appeared first on The Spectator.
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1. Kingsley Amis 2. Beatrix Potter 3. Graham Greene 4. Salman Rushdie 5. Nick Hornby 6. Arthur Conan Doyle 7.… The post Answers to ‘Spot the British Author’ appeared first on The Spectator.
In this excerpt from the Associated Press' Pearl Harbor, the world responds to breaking news of the attack on Hawaii
Cartoonist Evan Dahm has been creating long-form fantasy adventure webcomics and publishing them on his own for the past decade, but he’ll be getting a big boost in distribution with a new graphic novel from First Second: Island Book. Show More Summary
Diego Báez reviews Laurie Ann Guerrero's A Crown for Gumecindo today in Rumpus Poetry.
photography Maneo Mohale Maneo Mohale is the 2016 Bitch Media Writing Fellow in Global Feminism. “Joy is good. And joy that need not be gated and walled against the pain of others is surpassing good.” — Shailja Patel, Kenyan Writer and...Show More Summary
Katie Presley Khaela Maricich and her partner Melissa Dyne, who together perform as The Blow, have announced the creation of their latest project, WOMANPRODUCER. Part art project, part archive, and part musical collaboration, WOMANPRODUCER is a celebration of women artists who, as the name suggests, produce their own music. Show More Summary
Among the figures he knew as owner of the Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village were Gertrude Stein, W.H. Auden, William S. Burroughs, Edward Albee, Allen Ginsberg and Patti Smith.
How a comic book aficionado uses her own body as a canvas.
In “A Path to Peace,” two American officials, George J. Mitchell and Alon Sachar, recall Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.
He writes. He acts. He developed an app. And he wears clothes.
Amos Oz’s “Judas” reconsiders the label of “traitor.”
It’s Wednesday, which means that it’s time for links! I don’t know about you, but here in New England, it’s raining and pretty cold, which has severely reduced my productivity. Hopefully, these links will give you a brief distraction,...Show More Summary
Bibliophiles will rejoice at The New York Times‘s current travel section, which is entirely book-dedicated. The staff lead with “Temples for the Literary Pilgrim,” which profiles jaw-dropping bookstores, cafés, and restaurants around the world; Ann Patchett provides a U.S. Show More Summary
I love books that devastate me. The post A Year in Reading: Imbolo Mbue appeared first on The Millions.
In 2003, we reviewed “Moneyball,” Michael Lewis’s book about Billy Beane and the Oakland A’s. The book, we noted, had become a sensation, despite focussing on what would seem to be the least exciting aspect of professional sports: upper management. Show More Summary
Sara Gruen, author of the bestselling novel "Water for Elephants," is scrambling to sell more than 100 "Hatchimals" toys that she bought on EBay the day after Black Friday. She’s also ducking the ire of parents who are desperate to get the hot holiday toy for their kids. The writer purchased 156...