Beyond Literature's 'Great Beauties'
Female protagonists in great books are usually great beauties. What about the plain-looking female protagonist?... more »
Moll Cutpurse, who ran a criminal empire in 1600s London, was an early "queen of the underworld" ... more »
“You stir some very deep part of my soul,” Iris Murdoch told Philippa Foot. Not lovers or merely close friends, what were they?…