This year we are reading generously through the theme of Perspective. Grab your perspective glass and join us.
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Quantum physics, fairy tales, climate change thrillers, & original tales from her own imagination: it’s Sara Barkat’s ‘The Shivering Ground’!
How do we develop empathy? By reading fiction—generously. This month we focus on older characters in a novel by Ernest J. Gaines.
Begin Again with a love story—”Mildred’s Garden” by Laura Boggess. Even if you don’t like romance, it’s easy to read this book generously.
Some books bear up under rereading generously, like Charlote Brontë’s “Jane Eyre.” Especially with sacred reading.
Why do we read violent stories? In this month’s Reading Generously column, Megan Willome reads Cormac McCarthy and Angie Thomas.
Are happy endings audacious? For this month’s Reading Generously column, Megan Willome considers the hope they offer.
As we begin to leave our pandemic cocoons, we’re contemplating the meaning of life while reading generously ‘Death Wins a Goldfish.’
In her new edition, Tania Runyan says ‘The Great Gatsby’ might as well be poetry. Megan Willome puts that assertion to the poetic test.
Form poetry: not just for grad school anymore. Welcome to your guided tour of ‘How to Write a Form Poem,’ by Tania Runyan.
For February’s Reading Generously column, we share stories by Black authors. Fiction, poetry, and plays, oh my!
How do you keep reading generously when you don’t like a story? Megan Willome says writing a poem may help.
This month our book review column becomes Reading Generously. We begin with Saeed Jones’ open-handed memoir.
As a boy Ebeneezer Scrooge was reading generously—so can we. Come along as we launch into 2021 with a new reading roundup column.
Chicken paprikash is a traditional Hungarian, Bulgarian, Czechoslovakian, and Romanian dish. It’s the perfect dish to cozy up to Dracula with!
Madness is the coin that opens our hearts to story. Join us as we consider the madness and sanity of Cervantes’ Don Quixote.
Steampunk is a science fiction or speculative fiction subgenre, with alternate history aspects, and aesthetics inspired by 19th century steam-powered machines. What to expect in steampunk art? Anachronism! History! Physics! Steam trains, clockwork and gears (lots of them), Victorian era settings—sometimes set in London. Steampunk is also popular in Japan, with manga and anime (you […]
It’s one thing when a narrator keeps secrets. It’s another when an author keeps them. Join us for “The Remains of the Day.”
In middle-grade stories the journey can happen Anywhere. Even to a camel, far from home. Join us for Kathi Appelt’s “Once Upon a Camel.”
Author Tania Runyan played with the prompts in ‘How to Write a Form Poem’ and wrote a triolet, rondel & rondelet in 1 day. Difficult, but fun!