What Is the Greatest British Novel Ever Written? Hint: The Author Is a Woman


A BBC Culture poll of 82 international book critics named George Eliot’s Middlemarch as the greatest British novel ever written. Women writers performed especially well, making up nearly 40% of the top 100 books.

November Remembering | Classic Returns


The themes this month: cute dogs; autism; cross-dressing; vintage dressing; the idiocy of war; the aftereffects of the Holocaust and of AIDS.

Arts & Humanities Reviews | December 2013


Reviews of My Life in Middlemarch, Pulp Fiction: The Complete Story of Quentin Tarantino’s Masterpiece, and Collision Low Crossers: A Year Inside the Turbulent World of NFL Football, plus a full list of Arts & Humanities titles from the December 2013 issue.