Month: July 2014

Shady Characters

Dean Koontz wants every American to read Flannery O’Connor; Josephine Livingstone is shivering in Tolkien’s shadow, and knows more about medieval dragons than you do; Keith Houston talks about the humble pilcrow; Eva Brann talks about books.

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Summer Reading

T. Boatswain & C. Nicolson, A Traveller’s History of Greece; G.K. Chesterton, The Well and the Shallows; E.R. Eddison, The Worm Ouroboros; Tove Jansson, Finn Family Moomintroll; Charles Kingsley, The Water-Babies; Daniel Pinkwater, Lizard Music; A.G. Sertillanges, The Intellectual Life.