One of the problems of subscribing to the otherwise wonderful London Review of Books is that it keeps bringing to my attention books that I really, really want and of which I wouldn't otherwise have heard. Such as the Oxford University Press 2-volume Complete Works of Gerrard Winstanley, the (temporarily) most radical thinker and activist of the Civil War period - in some senses the father of English communism and eco-activism.
The only slight wrinkle is that it's £189. What do you think?
Meanwhile, it's a great day of teaching: Milton and then Raphael Selbourne's coming to talk about his very interesting novel - set in The Dark Place - Beauty. After that, it's the school's prize-giving ceremony, or as I like to call it, The Montgomery Burns Awards for Excellence in the Field of Excellence (and plagiarism).
Actually, that sounds far too bitter: last year's graduates were stunningly good (I'm looking at you, Ed, amongst many others), and they deserve recognition - it's just that this particular event seems a little disorganised.