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Between the Lines Book Club: Epistolary Novels

Welcome to Between the Lines Book Club! This month we’ve been reading Gilead, a novel by Marilynne Robinson. We’ll be meeting in person at Arden Dimick Library… 437 more words

Between The Lines Book Club

To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

Eowyn Ivey’s intricate second novel weaves together diaries, letters, photographs, and various other documents and artifacts to tell the gently supernatural story of an exploratory mission along Alaska’s Wolverine River in 1885 and its effects through to the present day. 595 more words

Fiction Reviews

the guernsey literary and potato peel pie society

There are many answers I give to the question what’s your favorite book, but for the last five years The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows has been the first title on my tongue. 389 more words


Post Script

Just after sex,

You lie on your side

Retiring yourself.

The mop of hair is a little chaotic,

Which suits the talkative smile

That looks a little unhinged from here. 106 more words


Love and Friendship; or, the Rollicking Sensation When Austen's Lady Susan Meets the Silver Screen

I had the amazing opportunity to see Whit Stillman’s Love and Friendship in March at a screening at the Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State University. 644 more words

“It must be under cover to you.”: Austen and Epistolary Novels

Lady Susan is one of the more complete pieces from Jane Austen’s juvenilia. With that being said, it still has an abrupt ending that one could only wish would have been more thoroughly finished. 810 more words

18th Century

Epistolary Novels

I’m sure you’ve read a novel that featured letters as part of the text but have you tried one that is written entirely in letters? Called epistolary novels, these titles are correspondence the whole way through. 207 more words

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