Small by Edward Carey

‘Little’ by Edward Carey is a fictionalised account of the early life of Madame Tussaud who founded the famous waxwork museum in London that bears her name. Born Anne Marie Grosholtz …

Just how’Trolloping’ Became a Word

In this excerpt from “Splendiferous Speech,” you’ll learn why Frances Trollope disliked American words such as “fix,” “reckon,” “calculate,” and “varmint.