Shakespeare is making the news again. Some historians now believe that Shakespeare spent a number of his "lost years" working as a teacher in Titchfield, Hampshire. Wouldn't you love to see that school yearbook?
There is also research which points to the bard trying to make a buck while hiding it from the tax man. With April 15th fast approaching, it reminds us that some things never change.
In other literaray news, a murder investigation has been opened into the death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. If you haven't read his poetry, you should. It is beautiful and moving.