Books

1946 George Orwell’s Christmas Pudding

When Voltaire made his often-quoted statement that the country of Britain has “a hundred religions and only one sauce”, he was saying something which was untrue and which is equally untrue today, but which migh...

A Fairy Tale by Mark Twain Rediscovered

A recently discovered fairy tale by Mark Twain, The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine, will be published on Sept. 26. Samuel Clemens told his young daughters, Clara and Susie, the bedtime story about a poo...

The Trial of Elizabeth Poldark

The following contains spoilers for Poldark Season 2. Elizabeth Chynoweth has never been in an advantageous position with readers. In the first instance, when the protagonist Ross Poldark returns to his home i...

Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse

Black Beauty is one of the best-selling and most-beloved books of all time; a ground-breaking anthropomorphic novel so poignant it led to international outrage and protest against the treatment of working horse...