Intriguing Information

Here I keep tales of the marvelous and news of the strange: books, essays, and collections that inspire and intrigue.

The Public Domain Review: A collection of and essays on the curious and compelling in historic print and media. (Nonfiction)
The Habitation of the Blessed by Catherynne Valente: This is the story of a place that never was: the kingdom of Prester John. (Fantasy)
A Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatar: Jevick, the pepper merchant’s son, has been raised on stories of Olondria, a distant land where books are as common as they are rare in his home. (Fantasy)
The Mughal World by Abraham Early: The everyday doings and havings and traipsings of the Mughal nobility during the height of Mughal rule. (Nonficton)
Thébaïde: A collection of essays by otherkin. (Nonficton)
The Crusades Through Arab Eyes by Amin Maalouf: The history of the Crusades told through Arab sources. (Nonfiction)