There is a new book out on radical fem icon Virginia Woolf. Just the title has me giggling: Mrs. Woolf and the Servants: the Hidden Heart of Domestic Service, by Alison Light. “Virginia Woolf needed a room of her own, but also a servant to cook and clean while she organized socialist meetings…” is how Arts & Letters Daily sums it up. “Mrs Woolf and the Servants is a worthy successor to John Carey’s The Intellectuals and the Masses,” says a review in the U.K. Telegraph. Mrs. Woolf seems to have regarded servants as not quite human.