It's a good life. I get a firkin (small barrel) of ale a year from the council, and you're always first in the buffet queueJockstrip: The world as we know it. Oct 20, 2008
It's a good life. I get a firkin (small barrel) of ale a year from the council, and you're always first in the buffet queueBritain retains fondness for town criers Oct 19, 2008
Nord Stream bypasses the Baltic states and Poland, potential consumers, and represents a special arrangement between Germany and Russia. The (European Union) should be speaking with a single voice to counteract the power of Russia's energy weaponU.S. comments on Nord Stream irk Germany Sep 12, 2008
Michael Wood born in Lincoln, England, is the Charles Barnwell Straut Class of 1923 Professor of English and Professor of comparative literature at Princeton University. He is an alumnus of St John's College, Cambridge.
Prior to teaching to Princeton, he taught at Columbia University, and at the University of Exeter in Devon, England.
He was Director of the Gauss Seminars in Criticism at Princeton from 1995-2001, and chaired Princeton's English department from 1998 to 2004. He writes regularly for The New York Review of Books and on film for the London Review of Books