Eunoia is the shortest word in the English language to contain all the vowels. It is also the title of a delightful book of verbal games written by Christian Bok.
Back in April 2014 we posted a piece about Andrew O’Hagan’s attempt to ghostwrite an autobiography of Julian Assange. Given the part Assange is playing in the American presidential campaign, and the way public opinion of him has shifted, we thought it was time to remind you of this wonderful piece of journalism, published in the LRB in March 2014
With America in the headlines, Gert was reminded of these marvellous lines from John Donne’s To His Mistress, Going To Bed :