The Dickens Museum, and Other News
By Sadie Stein
“The Dickens Museum felt for many years a bit like Miss Havisham, covered in dust.” After an extensive renovation, the London home where Charles Dickens lived as a newlywed has reopened to the public.
“Maintain low financial expectations.” One author reveals his earnings.
Capitalism and socialism were Merriam-Webster’s most looked-up words of the year. But malarkey had a strong showing, too!
Authors choose their favorite illustrations.
Oh dear: Are we in the midst of a reading crisis?