J. R. Green is writing a volume on "England and the Northmen."

Mr. John Fiske is writing the history of American civilization.

The text of Horace has been added to the beautiful Parchment Library.

John Bright has written a preface to the English edition of the "Life of Frederick Douglass."

A professor in the University of Cambridge, C. L. Hodgson, is the real author of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland."


Prof. Kuenen of Leyden, the celebrated Biblical critic, is to deliver the "Hibbert Lectures" in London this year. They will be repeated at Oxford.

Prof. Lounsbury of Yale, is writing a life of James Fenimore Cooper, a Yale graduate of the class of 1806, for the series of "American Men of Letters."