“The Girl from Ipanema” is fifty! (Not the real one—she’s sixty-seven—but the bossa nova classic.) It is the second-most-covered song, after “Yesterday.”
A graduate student at King’s College London has discovered a previously unknown 1909 short story by Katherine Mansfield in the university library. Read an excerpt from “A Little Episode” here.
What these writers think about when they think about running.
What Maira Kalman thinks about herself.
The most beloved dogs in literature? We think Nana Darling was robbed.
Portrait of the artist as a young Scientologist: a 1969 BBC interview with a teenage Neil Gaiman, then a believer.
Heloísa Eneida Menezes Paes Pinto, Ipanema