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Sur's Ocean


Murty Classical Library of India Sheds Light on Sixteenth-century Lyrical Poet Surdas

Poems in the style proliferated for centuries.

The Wild Man illustration


How the Grimm Brothers Saved the Fairy Tale

The surprising history behind the world’s most famous collection of folk tales.

A Thurber cartoon of a house that is also an unfriendly man.


James Thurber Lost Most of His Eyesight to a Tragic Childhood Accident

And grew up to see the world in a bizarre and hilarious light.


Editor’s Note

How do innovators innovate?

Detail from a portrait of Anne Boleyn


Scholar Stretches Truth: English Professor Bruce Holsinger on Writing Historical Fiction

Writers of historical fiction look for the plausible when manipulating the facts

H. L. Mencken with his brothers


H. L. Mencken as a Boy? Oh, Boy!

Mencken's memoirs show a softer side on the sardonic critic


Editor's Note

Masthead of the Hermanner Volksblatt


Ben Franklin’s German-Language Newspaper

Foreign-language newspapers provided insights into immigration and cultural history

Susan Shillinglaw


Why does living a bit make Steinbeck relevant?

With Susan Shillinglaw on the 75th anniversary of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath

Appleknockers versus Decatur basketball game.


In 1964, the Appleknockers from Cobden, Illinois, Made It All the Way to the State Championships.

Book recounts how larger rivals fell to the tiny upstart