Tag Archives: lrb

Ancient Roman salad crispers?

In which I suggest an answer to a well-known Pompeii conundrum described by the classicist Mary Beard.

Darwin's uncontrollable farting

Letter to the London Review of Books, in response to a recent piece claiming that Darwin suffered from uncontrollable farting.

To the editor of the London Review of Books

Regarding their false claim that someone other than Darwin 'wrote the definitive work on barnacles'.