Tag Archives: The Guardian


  • On the Shelf

    Dr. Seuss’s Hats, and Other News



    • “In Plath’s case, her writing began, soon after her death, to be relegated to a supporting role in a seductive, but intensely misleading, narrative of victimhood.” How to give the poet her due
    • Are these the fifty key moments in English literature? Discuss. 
    • The strange mystery of who firebombed London’s oldest anarchist bookshop, Freedom Books. 
    • “Believe me, when you get a dozen people seated at a fairly formal dinner party, and they’ve all got on perfectly ridiculous chapeaus, the evening takes care of itself.” A display of Dr. Seuss’s hats is going up at the New York Public Library. 
    • Related: Jon Stewart gets Seussical.