The the blurring of private and public aspects of life my seem like a recent phenomenon, but Anna Karenina proves that's far from the case.
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The Voynich Manuscript, a bizarre 15th century document, has inspired numerous books as well as theories about its origins.
One reader contemplates the question of who gives meaning to fiction: is it the reader's perspective, the author, or both?