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A Very Short Biography of Edith Wharton

The interesting life of a classic American novelist

In his Lives of the Novelists: A History of Fiction in 294 Lives, John Sutherland calls Edith Wharton’s life ‘fascinating’. 505 more words


It's Happening: Post-launch Impressions and Book Club Updates


How are you?

It was a pleasure to see you all last Monday! We definitely didn’t expect so many of you to join us, and even if there weren’t quite enough chairs, we had food and wine aplenty to make up for it!  344 more words

Book Club

5 Authors Who Changed My Life

These aren’t necessarily my favorite authors (although several are) or the authors I read the most (although several are), but they’re authors who have had a profound impact on my life. 708 more words

Christopher Moore

Ghost Stories for Christmas

While browsing for a Christmas present for my wife at a local independent bookstore (Little City Books in Hoboken, New Jersey, which deserves its own review), I happened upon a counter display of tiny books published by… 413 more words

Book Reviews

winter break reading round up

Hello, hello!

Well, after a busy month between the end of semester 1 and the beginning of semester 2, I thought I’d do a round up of what I’ve been reading during the break :) 222 more words


Transatlantic Catch-Up

Hello all!

I hope you’ve all had a good Christmas break, and have now made it back to university, or work, or whatever it is that keeps you busy these days. 449 more words

Book Club

Edith Wharton and art, pt. 1

Recently, due to poor eyesight, I discovered the pleasure (and relief) of audiobooks. As someone who reads (and reads and reads), it was so distressing not to be able to. 660 more words