Articles tagged peter ackroyd

8 Feb 2009 // 7:59 PM

Poe: A Life Cut Short by Peter Ackroyd

Poe can be credited with inventing the modern horror story, the modern detective story, and, possibly, the modern sci-fi story.

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Shakespeare: The Biography by Peter Ackroyd

Seemingly no kernel of isolated trivia or controversial factoid is small enough to escape the author's notice.

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Chaucer: Ackroyd’s Brief Lives by Peter Ackroyd

But we don't remember Chaucer for his contributions to English governance, we remember him as perhaps the single most significant architect of the modern English language.

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//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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