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.
Sarah Bond and Matthew Neujahr on Ancient Tooth Dreams; Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry on Teaching the Liberal Arts to High Schoolers; Brian Cummings on Pindar and Football; Daniel Mendelsohn on Patrick Leigh Fermor; Katy Waldman on Tolkien’s Beowulf; Brad Leithauser on Reading Through Someone Else’s Eyes; Peter Kalkavage on Writing to Learn.
Between Falls Village and Salisbury, Rand’s View looks north into the rolling hills of Connecticut and the unpopulated wilderness of western Massachusetts.
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.