Kate Chisholm

Book Review

A mighty contest from trivial things — the quarrel between Alexander Pope and Edmund Curll

The Poet and the Publisher: The Case of Alexander Pope, Esq., of Twickenham Versus Edmund Curll, Bookseller in Grub Street by Pat Rogers reviewed

By Kate Chisholm

Education

How Stephen Hawking moved me to tears

Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. Here, Kate Chisholm describes listening to the Cambridge professor deliver the 2016 Reith Lectures: You don’t expect to be brought close to tears by the Reith Lectures, which are after all at the most extreme end of Radio 4’s commitment to ‘educating’ its audience. Yet when Stephen […]

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