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The myth emerged at a time when Eastern European folklore seemed particularly exotic to Western Europeans.
Yes, he’s a total bumbling geek; but he is also brave, loyal, intelligent, and self-deprecatingly funny.
A book about five women whose stories have taken a remarkably long time to be told.
“Go home. Put your best record on... And with every note, you remember: that’s something the darkness couldn’t take from you.”
Two historians discuss the truth about witches.
From Shakespeare’s Three Witches to Netflix’s The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, the way witches are represented reveals a lot about the society in which they are created.
When we seek only those who inspire, when we shape historical lives into a “hero’s journey”, we miss the multifarious nature of life itself.
This is not about fake history and truth, this is about good fiction and bad fiction.
Surely there is room for a TV adaption of JRR Tolkien’s untapped work?
The cover shows a young woman who appears confident in herself and captured in a moment of joy.