So “Quid Plura?” enjoyed a record number of visitors in January. Who knew you were all so curious about the inner lives of gargoyles?
Perhaps you’ll also like these random links, which have been hand-selected and flash-pasteurized especially for you on this chilly Tuesday evening.
Novelist Leslie Pietrzyk talks about her autographed copy of The Catcher in the Rye.
This refreshing New York Times piece debunks the tedious conventional wisdom among English teachers that J.D. Salinger was holed up in Cornish like Hitler in his bunker.
Speaking of people who bowed out before others got sick of them, here’s an interview with Bill Watterson.
Sometimes, life’s second acts surprise me: Larry Tagg, bassist for the underappreciated ’80s pop band Bourgeois Tagg, is now writing books about Abraham Lincoln.
The author of The Invisible Hook defends the medieval trial by ordeal.
Jake Seliger re-reads High Fidelity.
Lingwë asks, “When is an English root word like a Mafia don?”