One huge moment, and a peculiar one, was when I first saw a movie I revere and watch in awe every year: Steven Spielberg’s Duel.… Read More »Guillermo Del Toro on Duel as fuel; Or, Carrying Things on Your Own
Children’s fiction… offers to help us to refind things we may not even know we have lost. Adult life is full of forgetting… When you… Read More »Katherine Rundell on children’s books and imagination
Children’s books today do still have a ghost of their educative beginnings, but what they are trying to teach us has changed. Children’s novels, to… Read More »Katherine Rundell on learning from children’s books
A lot of children’s fiction has a surprising politics to it. Despite all our tendencies in Britain toward order and discipline – towards etiquette manuals… Read More »Katherine Rundell on the subversive politics of children’s books
Note: these are a series of excerpts from a longer discussion – link below. I think it [Innovation] is the most important thing that happens… Read More »Matt Ridley: 15 principles of innovation from “How Innovation Works”
How long does it need to be? What would be different if, rather than being paid by the word, you were paying?