• Jonathan Yardley offers an appreciation of John Cheever’s early short story collection, The Housebreaker of Shady Hill. It’s out of print, but all of the stories are available in this collection.

• When it was found not long ago, Antoine de Saint Exupéry’s plane showed no evidence of being shot down in 1944 — the popular explanation. At the Telegraph, Martin Buckley considers whether the crash could have been a suicide. (Thanks to Christian for the link.)


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