Stories By Elinor Teele
The Dancer Within: Intimate Conversations with Great Dancers by Rose EichenbaumMay 19, 2020
In fact, the only one who doesn’t fall in with this uplifting sentiment is, God bless...
The Count of Concord by Nicholas DelbancoMay 18, 2020
Sir Benjamin Thompson, a.k.a. Count Rumford, is probably most familiar to modern ears as the inventor...
A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World by Tony HorwitzMay 18, 2020
Gold, jewels – that was what the new world promised and that was what the Spanish...
O Beloved Kids: Rudyard Kipling’s Letters to his ChildrenMay 18, 2020
An Imperialist, a warmonger, blind to what was in front of him, the critics say. A...
Odd Hours by Dean KoontzMay 17, 2020
Ogres are like onions, the great philosopher Shrek once said. Onions have layers, ogres have layers....
The Lady Elizabeth by Alison WeirMay 16, 2020
If you’re going to mix brains with bosoms, however, you have to be very careful stylistically....
Remembering Nureyev by Rudi van DantzigMay 16, 2020
More intimately, van Dantzig shows us the idiosyncratic human being that powered the death-defying leaps and...
Nancy Love and the WASP Ferry Pilots of World War II by Sarah Byrn RickmanMay 15, 2020
They were also a PR dream. Initially working for her future husband, Robert Love, the young...
Home: A Memoir of My Early Years by Julie AndrewsMay 14, 2020
Again, it took an intervention, this time by Moss Hart, to point her in the right...
The Pearl Jacket and Other Stories: Flash Fiction from Contemporary ChinaMay 14, 2020
Flash fiction, or the “smoke-long story,” or the “skinny story,” as it is sometimes called in...