The author, outside the Dog Box, c. 1962All photos courtesy of the author

Out of Africa

Claire’s father Sam Simmons would be there, and they would spend the next hour or two quaffing Castle beer, smoking and playing snooker in the dim, curtained rooms adjoining the bar.

HOMEMADE INFOGRAPHIC: Ranking Law Schools’ Decisions to Quit the U.S. News Law School Rankings

U.C. Davis and U.C. Irvine outshine Stanford

Biennale Dispatch: Things Done and Underdone

Chasing memory in Venice, finding a mouthful of splinters