The new issue of TAC just came in, and I was knocked flat to see the cover! I didn’t know my essay would be the cover piece. Thanks, Dan & Co.

Readers, don’t forget we start blogging our way through the Purgatorio on Monday. One canto per day, through Lent (there are 33 cantos). Monday and Tuesday will be preparatory discussion; we start with Canto I on Ash Wednesday. Get your copy of Purgatorio this weekend! I don’t care which translation you choose; just get one that you like.