Want to curl up with a good book? Take your pick: from Perez the Mouse to the Paston letters, from cheesy 19th-century novels to sober anthropological studies.
A Gentleman of Quality by Frederick van Rensselaer Dey, the latest entry in the Cheesy Fiction genre.
The Tears of the Heliades by William Arnold Buffum, a loving summary of everything there is to say about amber.
From 1696 comes An Essay in Defence of the Female Sex, with detours into satire on the male sex.
Here’s where it gets meta. Run a website long enough, and you start learning things—including plenty of things you would have been perfectly happy not knowing.
All the stuff that wouldn’t fit anywhere else. Along with the do-it-yourself MiSTings, this is where you’ll meet Judge Judy, the heraldic
lion , reviews of long-forgotten movies, my obligatory venture into fan fiction, and more.
If you know the difference between what is real and what is not real, you may like this.
Or, then again, you may not.
Things get interesting when you venture beyond the familiar ABC.
Everything you need to know about Prosyl, Nunacom and the rest of the family.
The Inuktitut language as seen from the outside—with some unavoidable digressions into the politics of the far north.
Reports from our favorite legislative body, the Nunavut Assembly.
Over here: reality. Over there, drifting away on an ice floe: our hopes.