Monthly Archives: May 2017

Stranger Visitors

Five years ago we lost Maurice Sendak, or at least we lost his continuing ability to create. It was an amazing, richly endowed talent. In this post from BrainPickings, for instance, we are presented with his anarchic, triumphant pair, Jack and … Continue reading

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Medieval MSS

If ever there was a book that tempted me to regret the professional path I took away from manuscripts and monastic history, it was this one: Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts . Today, a blog post is both a delight and a … Continue reading

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Susan Cooper

Here, to start us off, is Susan Cooper at Pembroke College last week. I really can’t better it – how could I? – and it was so well put together it would be hard to take any one thing and … Continue reading

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