Category The Daily Beast

The New Old Town

Read me on the postwar reconstruction of Warsaw at The Daily Beast in “This European Old Town is Fake–but Full of Secrets” 

Bucharest

Read me at The Daily Beast on “How Did Bucharest Become ‘Paris of the East’?”

Chandigarh Beyond Corbusier

Read me at The Daily Beast on Chandigarh in “The Ultimate City for Modernist Lovers is in India” 

Design for Living

Read me at The Daily Beast on two new volumes on suburban home construction in “Why Suburbia Looks So Much the Same.”

A Nemo Dream Come True

Read me on Taschen’s “The Complete Little Nemo” at The Daily Beast in “Little Nemo Was the Most Beautiful Comic Strip Ever Drawn.”

Failed Authors, Great Stories

Read me at the Daily Beast on a new “Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure” in “Dictionary of Failure Is a Big Success”

Always Under the Big Top

Read me at the Daily Beast on a new history of circuses in “We’re All Carnies Now: Why We Can’t Quit the Circus.”

The Literary Churchill

Read me on “The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor” at the Daily Beast in “Winston Churchill: Literary Lion”    

Danilo Kis, Unsung Yugoslavian Postmodernist

Read me at the Daily Beast on “Danilo Kis, The Stylish Historian of Infamy” 

Literary Names, and their devising

Read me at The Daily Beast on “What’s In a Name? Writers and their Anthroponymy.”