Thursday miscellany

  • Oxford University’s last single-sex college (alma mater to writers Monica Ali and Barbara Pym) voted yesterday to admit male students.
  • A.L. Kennedy has announced plans to perform her stand-up show, Feel the Love, at this year’s Festival Fringe. (In Scotland.)
  • The Hotel Chelsea blog — documenting the work of the writers, artists and musicians who’ve lived, stayed and died at the hotel — recently celebrated its first anniversary.
  • Sandy Boylan discusses his new book, which centers on Palestinian Bahsir al-Khairi, who returned to his boyhood home nearly 20 years after his family fled and “began a lifelong friendship with a woman living there.” (Via Moorish Girl.)


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