Ellroy Confidential

What happens when America's darkest crime writer sees the light?https://www.1843magazine.com/features/james-ellroy-finally-has-happiness-in-his-sights…

A Peaceable Disposition

Mine is a peaceable disposition," Heinrich Heine writes in his journals, declaring simple wishes: a humble cottage, some fine trees out front.…

Who Killed Olof Palme?

Thirty years ago Sweden's prime minister was shot on one of Stockholm's busiest streets. The killer has never been found. https://www.theguardian.com/news/2019/may/16/olof-palme-sweden-prime-minister-unsolved-murder-new-evidence…

Luis Bunuel on Salvador Dali

"As a young man he [Dali] was totally asexual. Of course, he's seduced many, particularly American heiresses; but those seductions usually entailed…

Typewriter Man

The requirements of an old manual machine lead to the high priest of typewriters.https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1997/11/typewriter-man/376988/…

57 Buzzards

Fifty-seven buzzards, one on each of fifty-seven fence posts at the Rancho El Tejon, on a mirage-breeding September morning, sat solemnly while…

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