The weekend is here, and hopefully yours will be sunny. If, however, you’re stuck indoors, enjoy these bits and pieces, which will edify and amuse.
Scott Nokes offers a primer on the impact of the printing press.
Steven Hart finds a dollop of wisdom in the memoirs of Martin Amis.
Kevin Holtsberry reviews The Voyage of the Short Serpent and finds it wanting.
Michael Livingston contemplates the ex-squirrel in his attic.
Frank Wilson suggests that T.S. Eliot might have enjoyed Cats.
At Old English in New York, Mary Kate offers a lovely excerpt from her translation of “The Wanderer.”
Brandon Hawk explains the Anglo-Saxon name “Wulfstan.”