In Defense of the Novel by George Orwell

[recent_post_slider design=”design-2″] The following article was originally published in the New England Weekly on November 19, 1936. Every so often scholars and journalists muse about the death of the novel. Recently “new media” in the form of easy to digest… Continue Reading

Drinking Habits in Canada and the United States : 1871

The following is an excerpt taken from George Miller Beard’s “Stimulants and Narcotics; Medically, Psychologically and Philosophically Considered” published in 1871. Canada – The drinking customs in Canada do not much vary from those of France and England. All classes,… Continue Reading