Gleaming surfaces and twisted depths: Laura’s mirror-world of wayward desire
Gratified to get a name-check in Terence Rafferty's excellent @TheAtlantic essay on women crime writers
Tim Page: The blunt, bracing, witty, still-relevant “bomb thrower” Virgil Thomson
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s stark, unheeded “Warning” on slavery
Lafcadio Hearn, “The Soul of the Great Bell”
Funding now available to explore America’s role in WWI and its relevance 100 years later
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