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Diderot

The Godfather of All Encyclopedias

Joan Hinde Stewart | Posted 12.07.2013 | Books
Joan Hinde Stewart

Its seventeen folio volumes of text, published between 1751 and 1765, purport to assemble and update all fields of human endeavor. The most distinguished scientists and theorists of the age contributed, and Diderot himself wrote thousands of articles.

In Champagne and Burgundy: Drunk on Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.30.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

There are two different ways to travel around the world. One way is to visit a country whose art and culture you admire, but doing it only once. After...