Bookish Links — May 2017

Some Sylvia Plath biographers just found two unpublished poems of hers. Apparently, J. R. R. Tolkien hated Walt Disney’s movies, and his reasons why have a lot to do with his approach to storytelling, fairy tales, and myth. I love this piece about a Jordanian bookseller who is fighting ignorance and prejudice one trade atContinue reading “Bookish Links — May 2017”

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Bookish Links — August 2015

Don’t look now, but Cormac McCarthy might finally be publishing his long-awaited novel The Passenger. Before they were married, poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning kept up a long, lively correspondence. Here, Elisabeth Grace Foley of The Second Sentence has compiled a few of the more interesting snippets of those conversations. I once heard an oddContinue reading “Bookish Links — August 2015”

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“A Heart–mislaid somewhere”: Chesterton to His Wife

Don’t ask me where or how or when (I don’t quite recall), but I came across this charming letter written by G. K. Chesterton to his then-fiancée Frances Blogg. In it, he explains all the particulars of how they met, as well as his first impressions of the woman to whom he would be marriedContinue reading ““A Heart–mislaid somewhere”: Chesterton to His Wife”

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