Henry Eliot, playing the Host, led an expedition of 24 pilgrims on a modern-day, multimedia reenactment of Geoffrey Chaucer’sThe Canterbury Tales. You can check out their recap complete with pictures, audio, and video over at The Guardian.
As our own Nick Moranreported two weeks ago, Alice Munro has decided to retire from writing. Herewith, a timely profile of the author, courtesy of the Times. (You could also readBen Dolnick on her last book of stories, Dear Life.)
“I hope this prize will incite thousands of British women to take close-up photos of their lovers’ bodies in all states of array and disarray.” Literary Reviewcalls out the year’s most abominable sex scene.