An intimate new friend in the house of books

  Keri Walsh remembers the influence of Adrienne Monnier on the life of literary Paris @ Brick. Sylvia Beach said that she had three loves: Shakespeare and Company, James Joyce, and Adrienne Monnier. For mysterious reasons—perhaps because she wrote in French, perhaps because in the age of high modernism she preserved the habits and demeanour… Read more »

A world that was both familiar and strange

Paul Wilson explores the life and landscapes of Stieg Larsson @ The Walrus. I was late coming to Stieg Larsson and his wildly popular Millennium Trilogy. Last spring, when I started reading the first volume, some 20 million people had already beaten me to it. By August, when I finished the third, that figure had… Read more »