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Guardian List of 100 Best Novels Includes Alice in Wonderland

One of our mimsy minions reports that the UK publication The Guardian includes Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland as one of the 100 best novels. I would, however, readily dispute the author’s description of Alice as “a story about a quite bad-tempered child that is not really for children.”  The minute a writer claims the Alice books… [read full post]


Annual MIT Puzzle Hunt Has Alice in Wonderland Theme

Attention puzzle lovers!  We recently received this note that may be of interest to you: “Hi, I’m part of a team of puzzlers who spent most of last year writing LOTS of puzzles for the annual MIT Mystery Hunt (, which was this year Alice In Wonderland themed (with other Carrollian and non-Carrollian touches). We had also… [read full post]