Review: The Natural History of Unicorns by Chris Lavers

I like to support museum gift shops, and this was an easy buy at the Met Cloisters in New York City where I saw one of the unicorn tapestries referenced in this book. (I’ve also seen the unicorn tapestries in Paris at the Musée de Cluny, which was equally a treat.) I did not actuallyContinue reading “Review: The Natural History of Unicorns by Chris Lavers”

Review: Princesses Behaving Badly by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

This is the sort of book that gets put into print and then quickly discounted and delegated to the clearance section of a big name bookstore (which is exactly where I bought it). It’s not a strictly historical text, it’s not a feminist treatise, and it’s not going to tell you anything new about theContinue reading “Review: Princesses Behaving Badly by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie”