Tyger Tyger, burning bright,
In the forests of the night;
What immortal hand or eye,
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?
SONGS OF INNOCENCE AND EXPERIENCE… 49 more words
Remember Steve McQueen as the Cooler King in The Great Escape? Had anyone asked, I would have said, most emphatically, that I would never have wanted to become anything like the isolated character he was. 1,446 more words
December 11 marks the death of John Gillespie Magee, Jr. (1922-1941). Born to an American father and a British mother, Magee opted to join the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1940 to serve with the Allied Forces during WWII (the United States had not yet entered the war). 805 more words
So I just came across Joshua Rothman’s really wonderful New Yorker article about genre (in the Tweeter feed of Sequoia Nagamatsu who edits the really lovely… 368 more words