It’s worth looking at the small print.
Author: Andrew Stuttaford
On ‘There Will Come Soft Rains’
Luther, here’s a somewhat overwrought Soviet take on Bradbury’s story.
Dog, Rug, Russia
We’ll have to see if Yevgeny Prigozhin has now gone too far.
Puffin/Dahl: Digging a Deeper Hole
Puffin Books was doing much more than reviewing and updating language in Roald Dahl’s works.
It was good that President Biden chose Warsaw as the venue for a major speech and meetings with other allies in the wake of his visit to Kyiv.
Puffin Books: From Publisher to Censor
Puffin Books’ secret rewriting of some of Roald Dahl’s books is made worse for many Brits by the extraordinary role that Puffin used to fill in British children’s literature.
As members of this ‘community,’ readers are told, ‘it is important to learn, understand, and reflect on words that may change meaning over time.’
The War against Car Parks
Those claiming to argue for people-friendly cities might like to consider what people actually want.
The Coming War on (Electric) Cars II
The current approach to climate change is rapidly developing into a highly effective instrument of social, political, and economic control.
Unidentified Flying Airships
The first of these flaps in this country was probably the mysterious airship wave over the western U.S. in 1896–97.