Julian Hoffman · CGP Grey · WG Sebald · Kathleen Jamie · Tim Dee · LRB · Alan Bennett · Caught by the River
On the unlikely 17th and 18th-century German fashion of keeping tree frogs to forecast the weather.
A possible solution to a well-known conundrum about Ancient Rome.
On the effectiveness of anecdotes and understatement in conveying catastrophic events.
How Charles Darwin's legendary flatulence wasn't all it's cracked up to be.