Illiterate, suspicious, intensely clannish- blond, and usually ugly, river-rats make ideal bootleggers.
I've learned how to write for the online public. I feel cheap and used, but it's kinda funny.
Gardeners came by arrangement, and removed in wheel-barrows those that had inadvertently remained behind
A snapshot of the southern literary tradition in the early 20th century
Robert Wagner at The New Criterion, writing about Solzhenitsyn's The Red Wheel.
Agrarian advice from Michael Jordan.
St. Martin Press released a Tolkien dictionary . . . a year before The Silmarillion came out. Ouch.
No George MacDonald, no Tolkien, no Narnia, no Thursday (and no Harry Potter?).
Reinhard Kuhn (the author of The Demon of Noontide: Ennui in Western Literature) defined ennui as “the state of emptiness that the soul feels when it is deprived of …
Revisiting a 1938 classic about the art of writing. It's a bit artsy, but edifying and even spiritual.
The whole thing was orchestrated, but the radicals fell for it. One, says Gary Morson, “had his hair turn white; a second went mad and never recovered his sanity; …
He landed that weekly column gig in 1905 and would do it for over thirty years, publishing over 1,600 columns. They paid him 350 pounds annually (which would equal …