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National Geographic Travel

Paris Review - E. M. Forster, The Art of Fiction No. 1

Interviewed by P. N. Furbank & F. J. H. Haskell<p>Issue 1, Spring 1953<p>“That is not all of Arctic Summer—there is almost half as much of it again—but that’s all I want to read because now it goes off, or at least I think so, and I do not want my voice to go out into the air while my heart is sinking. …

Literature

A Look at the Dutch Tulip Mania, Which Ended Today in 1637

By Dan Piepenbring February 3, 2014<p>On History<p><i>On Holland’s legendary tulip bubble, which burst today in 1637.</i><p>Detail from Jan Brueghel the Younger’s <i>Satire on Tulip Mania</i>, 1640<p>When economists need to summon an age of unchecked speculation and financial fecklessness—usually as an analog to our own—the …

Paris Review - Margaret Atwood, The Art of Fiction No. 121

Interviewed by Mary Morris<p>Issue 117, Winter 1990<p>The manuscript of “Frogless,” a poem that appears in this issue, by Margaret Atwood. Ms. Atwood wrote the poem on an SAS Hotel’s bedside notepad while she was in Gothenburg, Sweden last September for the Nordic Book Fair. “I’ve written quite a lot …

Literature

10 lost literary works to rival Harper Lee's 'Mockingbird' sequel

LOS ANGELES — Wherever Harper Lee's <i>Go Set a Watchman</i> has been hiding all these years, her publisher certainly sent a ripple through the literary …

Harper Lee: fact or fiction?

As the author breaks 55 years of silence to announce the publication of a second novel, we take a look at some of truths and conspiracy theories<p>It is one of the great literary mysteries of the 20th century which has led to endless speculation and conspiracy theories.<p>Why is it that Harper Lee, after …

Literature

Just Back: Paris

Nat Geo Travel associate producer <b>Megan Heltzel</b> (on Twitter and Instagram @MeganHeltzel) recently returned from a trip to <b>Paris</b>. Though it was her second visit to the French capital, this trip was especially memorable because she returned home engaged to be married!<p><b>Here are some of the high points of</b> …

Top 10 London Art Exhibitions To See In January

<i>We look ahead at London art openings for January and select 10 must-see exhibitions. We hope you find it handy for planning ahead.</i><p>The Anti-Gallery …

70 Years in Hawaii: 1942 Willys MB

This 1942 Willys MB (chassis 109280) was delivered new to Hawaii in 1942 and remained there until recently after being rescued from a field. Restored …

Buckingham Palace exhibition showcases the ultimate 17th century status symbol - the pineapple

New exhibition traces the way gardens have been depicted in art for the past 400 years<p>The humble pineapple. Today it as likely to be used as a garnish with gammon and chips or a receptacle for an over-embellished cocktail as it is to be enjoyed as a dish in its own right.<p>But in the 17th century, …

England

From hefty histories to chick lit: What I learned from reading two decades’ worth of NYT Notable Books lists

How the most anxiety-inducing of year-end books lists has reflected the changing publishing landscape<p>The annual publication of the New York Times Book Review's "100 Notable Books of [whatever year it happens to be]" is greeted with crossed fingers and braced egos throughout the book world. There …

National Geographic Travel

12 Novels About Families More Effed Up Than Yours

Photo: Amazon<p>It's a rare work of fiction that doesn't involve people behaving badly, or at the very least, in complicated emotional ways toward one another. But this is a good thing! Because, really, who wants to read about perfect humans who are always as happy as (nonverbal) clams and get along …

Books

Artist Boldly Reimagines US Currency with Modern Design

Blending vivid colors, sleek geometric patterns, and minimalist elegance, American designer Travis Purrington offers up a bold new vision for US currency. As part of his design school Master's thesis, he set out to conceptualize a set of bills that shift the focus from enshrining long-deceased …

Design

40 quotes about life (for an optimist)

'Starry Night' bike path inspired by Van Gogh now open | CNN Travel