The Bronte Cabinet by Deborah Lutz

Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition (April 4, 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 0393352706 ISBN-13: 978-0393352702   You may remember me from such manias as a fascination with all things Brontë, evinced by several posts written earlier this year.  Upon the Grand Event of the purchasing of Claire Harman’s biography Charlotte Brontë: … Continue reading The Bronte Cabinet by Deborah Lutz

New books about Austen, Woolf and the Brontës

  2017: A Year of Literary Nonfiction Celebrating British Women Writers Hat tip to nonfiction scribblers assiduously churning out new literary biographies and criticism about these iconic female authors each and every year. Convinced surely there could be no new angle, I’m always pleasantly surprised when out pops a new one. Wherever this New Idea … Continue reading New books about Austen, Woolf and the Brontës

Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist 2018: the Debut Novelists

I’m still pretty amazed finding six of the longlisted novels for the Women’s Prize for Fiction are debuts. Six of sixteen. That’s a big chunk, nearly half. I can do math! These women are incredible, each one. I may normally quibble and grumble about first-time novelists snagging such a prestigious longlist nomination, but after reading … Continue reading Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist 2018: the Debut Novelists

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2019 The Valedictorian of Being Dead by Heather B. Armstrong 2018 [1] Educated by Tara Westover [] It’s All Relative by A.J. Jacobs [] The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell [] Miss Jane by Brad Watson [] Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor [] The Comforters by Muriel Spark 2017 []  Gorsky by Vesna Goldsworthy [] … Continue reading // Reviews