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Quote of the Day: On Archive Research

Working an archive—like working a coal seam—is a physical exercise that calls for stamina. Stamina against fatigue, first of all, when handling ledgers that weigh over twenty pounds, gigantic folio vo

2 weeks ago

History Writing Books and Reading

Today We Have Peace

My first encounter with the Christmas truce of 1914 was this touching song performed by Will Hoppey. Smithsonian Magazine has an article today on the true story of the World War I truce. Their truce–t

3 weeks ago

music History

Yucky Framing: Music and ROI

There are any number of ways you could think about a centuries-old violin created in the workshop of Antonio Stradivari.  You might wonder at the fact that this instrument could have been made only at

4 weeks ago

music Yucky Framing

Making and Remaking Oscar Wilde

I was reading a review today of Michele Mendelssohn’s Making Oscar Wilde in the New York Journal of Books. Paul Thomas Murphy writes: Making Oscar Wilde focuses not upon the year-by-year existence of

12/20/2018 11:02:30 AM

Oscar Wilde Oscar's Ghost

Year in Review

It looks like all the big publications are posting their “most popular of 2018” lists. That’s easy enough to do, so I thought I would look back at the logs and let you know what people have been readi

12/20/2018 07:26:21 AM