How I found the REAL story of Birdsong in the mud and blood of Flanders: A powerful and moving tribute to the heroes of WWI by the author of one of Britain's most cherished ...
Now as he listened, he could hear what Weir had meant: it was a low, continuous moaning ... and that the war’s great legacy was the size of the anti-war movement in Britain today. This was an uplifting thesis, sadly unsupported by fact.
Is J.K. Rowling the new George Lucas?
no determined point where the story must end and live on through its legacy from there. And that might not be a particularly good thing. To be fair, the issue of instant gratification in culture isn’t nearly limited to Harry Potter, but it serves as an ...
History in the teaching
Purists might challenge the listing of James, the intended victim of the Gunpowder Plot, but the magazine is including him ... you are unlikely to know much about the broad, continuous sweep of national history represented by the British monarchy.
Director Matt Reeves Talks New Film ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’
I’ve been asked that question before, and I’ve been asked, “Is it boring because you know the ending to this story?” In a certain way, we know that the end of the story, the 68th film, it becomes “The Planet of the Apes.” Actually, I said that ...
Questions for Clive James.
Along the way, the reader is treated to thoughtful essays on pop cultural icons such as Dick Cavett, Beatrix Potter ... to be continuous. Slate: That explains why you've written so enthusiastically about poets like Auden and Larkin. James: I love the ...