Sea of Reads

Peripatetic, itinerant, eclectic musings about books, politics, history, language, culture, and anything else that interests me.

Reflections, Interviews, and Vigils

Stephen Greenblatt reflects on the recent DNA identification of a skeleton unearthed in Leicester, UK, as those of Richard III, and the “relationship between the shape of a spine and the shape of a life.”

A few more items: an interview with Jamaica Kincaid in Mother Jones; another New Yorker piece, this one about the dark side of Robert Frost; and a sweet and haunting essay about a night spent with Allen Ginsberg — after he died.

 
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