- Did you know that J. R. R. Tolkien’s never-before published translation of Beowulf is about to be released?
- Patriotism is the First Platform of Fools by Eric Margolis is worth a read. Even if one doesn’t agree with every single part, it brings forward some good food for thought.
- PEN’s Mapping Metaphors to Map Surveillance is good. “we have also learned that George Orwell’s novel 1984 continues to dominate literary metaphors with respect to surveillance”.
- Paul Helm offers some valuable thoughts which are a good corrective against the nitpicking over boundaries of “old” and “new” Calvinism.