Today is Dorothy Parker's birthday, so you should probably have a martini or two in celebration.
Lydia Pyne's new book out this week, and related content you won’t find anywhere else.
As a public figure, V.S. Naipaul is often outrageous, but his 30+ books speak eloquently in defense of civilization.
Colton Whitehead's new novel The Underground Railroad, and how he researches his books.
The linguistics behind "dishonorifics." In this kind of naming construction, clearly honorifics are added in an ironic, tongue-in-cheek way.
News books from Han Han, Jeffrey Tobin, Lara Vapnyar, and more with related links to JSTOR.
Austerity during WWII was hardly the time for pounds of exotic candy. Yet The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe prominently features Turkish delight.
Our Friday Reads are these five new books out this week, and links to related content you won’t find anywhere else.
A scholar locates early European Unionism in the works of Sir Walter Scott. How would Scott have voted in the Brexit referendum?
“You have hissed all my mystery lectures. I saw you fight a liar in the back quad; in ...