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The Daily Glean

Notes of a cultural omnivore - our daily blog. http://dailyglean.salebooks.com/

The Daily Glean: 'The Good Soldier Švejk': wince and guffaw at excerpts from Jaroslav Hašek's brilliant, timeless satire

The Daily Glean: First-edition cover designs vs. modern updates

The Daily Glean: Lawrence of Arabia: man & myth

The Daily Glean: Saki: A peerless writer mown down by the scythe of war

The Daily Glean: Breathtaking illustrations for Lord of the Rings; Game of Thrones goes to school; Mervyn Peake's 'Gormenghast'

The Soldier Poets of World War I: Pat Barker's Regeneration Trilogy

The Daily Glean: The joy of vinyl record covers!

The Daily Glean: London's illustrated "BookBench" project

The Daily Glean: Meet Harry Patch, "The Last Fighting Tommy"

The Daily Glean: Thomas Jefferson's push for religious freedom

The Daily Glean: Poetry slam: laureates—Charles Wright, Rita Dove, Billy Collins, et al.

Chrissie Hynde & "Stockholm": a "female veteran"

The Daily Glean: Atticus Finch Is Father's Day champ; Joyce's Bloomsday

The Daily Glean: Fun with music: horsing around with Vivaldi, wigging out with Bach, and grooving with jazz greats

The Daily Glean: Summer reading: mysteries

The Daily Glean: Remembering D-Day: Pathé & Daily Telegraph newsreels

The Daily Glean: "It was the third of June, another sleepy, dusty Delta day..."

The Daily Glean: Sensational 19th-century images of women under duress

The Daily Glean: Dodie Smith: Beyond '101 Dalmations'

The Daily Glean: The Comtesse de Segur's enchanting fairy tale illustrations

The Daily Glean: Metropolitan Museum grants access to high-res images

The Daily Glean: Outsider artist gets a place in the sun: "Mingering MIke" LP covers (plus Nonesuch at 50)

The Daily Glean: 'Sonata Mulattica'—ode to an obscure genius, friend and rival to Beethoven

The Daily Glean: Permission to do nothing

The Daily Glean: How well do you know your veggies? 23 quiz questions