Smoke Gets in Your Eyes An eternal flame was kept burning inside the hearth of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi. A perpetual fire burned on the altar of the ancient Hebrews, to fulfill a biblical promise — that a […]
Dracula’s Charity Ball You’d think even the most eager partygoer would hesitate to accept a dinner invitation from someone known as “Vlad the Impaler” (1431-1476). The Central European warlord got his catchy […]
The Foreign Service It is impossible to write about such a book as Best European Fiction 2010
without also writing about America's disinterest in such a book.
Neither Zadie Smith nor Aleksandar Hemon could […]