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The Ex-Mrs. Bradford

Another followup to our conversation about items left in library books and forgotten: a former reference librarian in Denton, Texas, shares photographs of a most unusual business card hidden away in a book and found by a colleague. The front side is...

Lord Love a Duck

Someone should write a love letter to a new book called Letters of Note. It’s a splendid collection of all kinds of correspondence through the ages: Elvis Presley fans writing to the president, children making suggestions to famous...

flash fiction

flash fiction  n.— «In the last class I took the definition of short story was 600 words, which is referred to as “flash fiction.” And we only had to do two of these glorified vignettes by Finals.» —“Toward the...