As we make our way ever-closer to Christmas, we’ve been sharing our favorite literary-inspired recipes for the season. And, once again, our managing He…
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When kind Marmee arrives home after visiting an impoverished family on Christmas morning, her four daughters greet her joyfully, having spent hours pre…
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Today in the 12 Days of FORMA: An unusually good fruit cake from noted writer Robert Capon + 4 things you should read this Christmas. Robert Capon’s Re…
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Roast goose is no longer the traditional main course of the American holiday table, but it remains a literary Christmas classic—particularly highlighte…
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A Literary Plum Pudding When a historic ruby is stolen from a foreign prince at an English country manor in mid-December, the powers-that-be recruit ma…
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Happy Saint Nicholas Day friends! Here at FORMA we’re celebrating this feast day by launching the 12 Days of FORMA, a series of curated experiences for…
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Did you know you can give the gift of FORMA this Christmas for the price of one latte a month? It’s true. You can give a gift subscription to our beaut…
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Translator’s NoteIn the summer of 1904, poet Rainer Maria Rilke visited Swedish artist Ernst Norlind at Borgeby-Gård [pictured above], his castle and f…
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Reviewed by Sean Johnson When Niccolo Machiavelli, oft-misunderstood and maligned, was exiled from his native Florence, he was reduced to a life of dru…
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By Paul Krause What hath the Greco-Roman classics to do with Christianity? Why study those stories and writers when all you need to do is read the Bibl…
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This week’s poem is by Grace, a Hong-Kong-born, Chinese-Canadian writer living in TkaRonto, part of the territory of the Mississaugas, the Anishnabeg, …
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Reviewed by Heidi White Unlike Harold Bloom, the infamous literary critic and Yale professor, swans have no voice. Legend says that the graceful birds …
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