Thursday, October 11, 2018

The always fascinating Public Domain Review took a look at Count Stenbock, a poet and contemporary of Oscar Wilde and Yeats. I’d never heard of him before, but he led quite the decadent life, apparently.

Anne Thériault’s latest entry on the Queens of Infamy is up, and I learned that Catherine de Medici kept a whole hidden cabinet in the walls at Blois. Talk about home décor inspiration!

The LA Review of Books interviewed Aimee Mann about her favorite writers, both past and present. 

Why is Nepal’s flag so different? Well, part of it has to do with (lack of) colonization. (Insert Eddie Izzard’s bit about flags here.)

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