New Yorker profile of Philip Pullman? YES PLEASE.
(Related: There’s a TNR piece on C.S. Lewis that’s quite good, if you happen to subscribe or have a copy of the mag.)
Awesome, New Line Cinema is making movies based on His Dark Materials. I hope they do the books justice.
I am a huge fan of the golden compass, and I still generally prefer His Dark Materials to the Chronicles of Narnia. But I generally dislike the heavy-handedness of both at times (particularly in the later books of both series).
In the vein, I thought this defense of Narnia against Pullman’s critique was pretty good:
from the Chronicle of Higher Ed
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