Digest

May 20, 2022
There are many ways of reinterpreting our cultural heritage, but Shakespeare scholar and historian Ella Hawkins has come up with one of the most wholesome.
May 20, 2022
The typical fate of a television set and its contents post-production is not pretty; cast and crew may select a memento or two, but the scrap heap is the usual destination.
February 24, 2022
From its inception in Austin, Texas, in 1997, Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas has always offered more than just movies, including custom pre-shows, sing-alongs, its o
February 24, 2022
Like many book collectors, David L.
November 19, 2021
When famed naturalist John Burroughs died in 1921, he left behind hundreds of essays, comprising twenty-seven volumes.
November 19, 2021
Before becoming an award-winning picture book illustrator, Jan Brett could tell when a story struck the right chord.
August 19, 2021
Audrey Niffenegger was fifteen when she first entered the Harley Clarke Mansion, an English Tudor-style edifice that abuts a picturesque beach in Evanston, Illinois.
May 20, 2021
When Andrew Hoyem, founder of San Francisco’s Arion Press, retired in 2018, some traditionalists might have worried about the future of the august institut
May 20, 2021
As befits a writer who rediscovered the Scottish crown jewels, has a major railway station named after one of his books, and largely created the historical novel format, the 250th anniversary celeb
February 22, 2021
Gilberto Cárdenas was a college student in Los Angeles when El Movimiento, or the Chicano Movement, took shape in California.