ATG Quirkies: You Say ISBN. I Say IZBIN.

In this post Adrian Tahourdin, French Editor at the TLS does a service for those of us us who never quite understood a key identifier used by the publishing world. He decodes the ISBN. Mr Tahourdin e...

ATG Quirkies: Forward Into the Past

  If you think sci-fi is about the future, think again, at least, according to this post in Economist 1843 by Nicholas Barber, a film critic for The Economist, BBC Culture online and the Guardia...

ATG Quirkies: Is Game of Thrones “Medieval”?

The incredibly popular HBO show Game of Thrones is invading academe. And it seems that “some medievalists have been eager to embrace the exceptional popularity of GoT as a way to draw new stude...