Posts Tagged: elephants

The Last Greatest Show on Earth: Ringling vs. Reality


In other words, something’s wrong when you turn to acrobats and lion tamers to anchor yourself in a spinning world. ...more

VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Tania James


Tania James discusses her most recent novel, The Tusk That Did the Damage, the challenges of writing an elephant narrator, and the moment when she knew she could be a writer. ...more

Library Queries


Before there was Google, there was the New York Public Library. Library patrons could query librarians by writing out questions on notecards. The NYPL found a set of vintage cards, and has been publishing them on Instagram. The Guardian shares some of the best questions, like this one from 1947:

What does it mean when you dream you’re being chased by an elephant?