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  • Looking at Virginia Woolf's death with newly opened archive

     
    Letters from Virginia Woolf's set, being opened to the public for the first time, cast new light on the Bloomsbury group of, as one wrote, "dirty intellectuals." The newly opened archive, at Cambridge University, consists of two collections of letters,...
  • In London's Bloomsbury, the artistic legacy of two strong-willed sisters

    When I visit London, I usually stay in Bloomsbury, slightly north of Piccadilly Circus and the River Thames. It's a pleasure to wander among the neighborhood's stately 19th century row houses and quiet squares, full of landmarks recalling the many...

    London sleeps

    We were on a mission. Go to London and find at least 15 quality hotels where two can stay for $150 or less a night. That's right. Not 150 pounds, but 150 dollars, including breakfast and tax (the dreaded VAT, a.k.a. value-added tax at 17.5 percent). It...

    Book review: 'Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest' by Wade Davis

    Book review: 'Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest' by Wade Davis
    On June 6, 1924, two men set out from a camp set at 23,000 feet on Mt. Everest. They were George Mallory, who, at 37, was already one of the world's most accomplished climbers, and Andrew "Sandy" Irvine, a 22-year-old Oxford graduate with little...

    'A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Their Remarkable Families' by Michael Holroyd

    'A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Their Remarkable Families' by Michael Holroyd
    When Michael Holroyd takes on a subject, you know his sweep will be wide. This is not to say that he forfeits depth -- far from it -- but rather that he puts things in the fullest possible context. His groundbreaking biography of Lytton Strachey more than...