The tale of “Tess of the D’Urbervilles” is a tale as old as time. That’s why we still need its perspective.
Reading Generously: Sacred Reading with Jane Eyre
Some books bear up under rereading generously, like Charlote Brontë’s “Jane Eyre.” Especially with sacred reading.
A Ritual to Read to Each Other: Reading Classics
Join author Megan Willome as she reads classics in the new column, A Ritual to Read to Each Other. What beloved book or poem do you want to protect?
The Fierce Convictions of Hannah More
“She may be the most famous person I never heard of.” Karen Swallow Prior’s biography of Hannah More, “Fierce Convictions, ” brings a life back into the knowledge it deserves.
How to Host a Successful Book Launch
Karen Swallow Prior, recently published author of Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me, shares her tips for hosting a successful book launch.
Poetry Classroom: Sonnet 18 by William Shakespeare (1609)
In this month’s poetry classroom, author and literature professor Karen Swallow Prior will be treating us to a discussion of classic love poetry—beginning with Shakespeare.
This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks
1 Art This afternoon while I sipped hot rooibos from a fancy gold-rimmed tea cup (Get on the bus, Gus. All the cool Tweetspeak kids are drinking tea now.), I thought to myself, “Gee, I wonder where I could get a complete listing of the 100 most iconic artworks of the last five years.” Imagine […]