Abridged AbolitionismI always wondered what 'Lee's Miserables,' Confederate soldiers who were fans of the book, thought of Hugo's abolitionism. It turns out a Virginia publisher cut those parts out.
Now on GeminiI've added a version of this site that runs on Gemini, an ultra-light protocol that's somewhere between a souped-up Gopher and a stripped-down Web.
The Brick…and the Cinder BlockI finally picked up a print copy of Donougher's translation, and it's even bigger than the brick-sized book I first read. Plus, I discovered the Takahiro Arai manga version is being translated into English!
Comics Lost and FoundA number of Classics Illustrated digital comics used to be on ComiXology before it was absorbed into the Kindle store. But that doesn't seem to be why they disappeared.
DetweetingI'm retiring the @ReadingLesMis Twitter account. It's been a long run. This blog is sticking around, though!