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And the Hippos Were Boiled in their Tanks by Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs. Photo: Book Cover

On August the 13th, 1944, David Kammerer was found stabbed to death at the bottom of the Hudson River. Alister Pearson explores the troubled relationship between he and his murderer, Lucien Carr.

Leo Tolstoy. Photo: Jim Forest @Flickr

The Life of Leo Tolstoy

On the 186th anniversary of Leo Tolstoy’s birth, Alister Pearson remembers the life of the famous writer, philosopher and political thinker.