October 4, 2016

Adventures in Trumpland

By Cody Walker

What would Lewis Carroll have made of Donald Trump? In an 1875 letter to The Spectator, Carroll (or, really, Charles Dodgson, the don behind the pseudonym) lamented the ways in which the […]

January 27, 2016

The Rhinoceros and the Hippopotamus

By Cody Walker

Where is the great nonsense of our time? You might say that our political world is replete with nonsense, but that’s not the kind of nonsense I mean. True nonsense […]

December 31, 2015

This Beautiful Skin of Ice

By Cody Walker

In yesterday’s scramble to learn what I could about the novelist Adrian Barnes, I happened upon several interviews and essays in which Barnes names Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland as his […]