For your Wednesday morning contemplation:
Is Dorothy Parker still relevant? Has her poetry held up? The New Criterion thinks so.
Here’s a picture of W.H. Auden. Trust me, he was handsome when he was young.
Martin Amis talks about the friend who was a source for many of his male anti-heroes. An interview that was published in The Telegraph (London) last summer.
There’s a fresh-to-death new edition of H.W. Fowler’s piquant (and still useful) Dictionary of Modern English Usage. Toronto’s Globe and Mail reviews this classic. Has anybody else noticed a lot of journalism about grammar guides lately?