Homage to Orwell: Revisiting George Orwell’s classic account of the Spanish Civil War, 75 years on, by Mick Hume, Spiked
An Academic Undoes the Renaissance, by Kenneth Colston, review of The Swerve: How the World Became Modern, by Stephen Greenblatt, and Shakespeare’s Freedom: The Rice University Campbell Lectures, New Oxford Review
Dr. Johnson rolls down a hill, poem by Joseph Harrison at The New Criterion
King of the granola heads, by Michael LaPointe, review of Jubilee Hitchhiker: The life and times of Richard Brautigan, by William Hjortsberg, Times Literary Supplement
Kurt Vonnegut: Letters, by Keith Miller, Telegraph
See Reading Rat, my compilation of recommended reading.