The events of medieval Britain were a source of inspiration in Game of Thrones. Characters’ names contain hints at events yet to come.
Rare poisonous books on various historical topics in the University of Southern Denmark’s library collection contain large concentrations of arsenic on their covers.
No woman in history has ever been afforded such lavish media coverage. Maybe Diana, Princess of Wales. For now, Kim Kardashian is never out of the media.
In 1929, Faulkner was a newlywed who had recently moved out of his parents’ on the University of Mississippi’s campus to an apartment a few blocks away.
The Matrix reaches for a view close to that of the 18th century philosopher, Kant, who insisted that reality conforms to the terms of our perception.
She is the extraordinary World War I nurse who wrote like Hemingway before Hemingway. She was arguably the originator of his famous style.
New research finds that exposure to “Game of Thrones” is associated with or resulted in lower levels of just world beliefs.
Austria parliament building in Vienna is a wonderful work of art that looks more like a museum than a political building.
Al Pacino’s laughing scene in the movie “And Justice For All” is one of the most hilarious and spontaneous laughing scenes in the history of cinema.
Agnotology is not often discussed, because studying the absence of something, in this case knowledge in the post truth world, is incredibly difficult.
After years of growth, publishers reported a fall in their e-book sales, introducing new doubts about the potential of e-books in the publishing industry.
In a quite extraordinary French legal judgement, five Michael Jackson fans had successfully sued the former King of Pop’s doctor.
Adapting Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights as a romance sells better, and plays down the book’s uncomfortable brutality.
I just finished rereading A Tale of Two Cities. It was such a burden at the beginning. Then, all of a sudden, I got the author’s point. I started appreciating the delicate structure of his
Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans. Life is what happens inside you while you are busy making other interactions. The Mastery of You is an elegant book that takes you
One Hundred Years of Solitude is seen by many readers as a fantastic piece of fiction narrating wonderful stories in remote exotic settings. Some others have never seen it in that way. They rather see it