Bookshelf: The Secret History of Wonder Woman

“Why would a distinguished Harvard professor write about a comic book character?” Heaven forbid a distinguished Harvard professor write about something so common as a comic book character! But as I heard the distinguished Free Library of Philadelphia donor who introduced Harvard historian Jill Lepore at the library last night voice the question he hadContinue reading “Bookshelf: The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Postcard from Washington, D.C.

I was in Washington, D.C. for work two weeks ago and snapped this photo of the Washington Monument while waiting in a security line. When I saw the shot appear on my phone, I suddenly remembered another photo I took of the Washington Monument, back in the summer of 1998. I spent a week inContinue reading “Postcard from Washington, D.C.”