Tag: books

  • Shakespeare in a Year: February

    This post discusses the Shakespeare plays that I read in February 2023.

  • Announcing Shakespeare in a Year

    I’ve set a goal to read all of Shakespeare’s work in 2023. Why?

  • Book #11 – Of One Blood

    Content warning: violence, homicide, suicide, slavery, incest My eleventh book in the 2022 challenge is Of One Blood by Pauline Hopkins. The book satisfies Category 6, a novel written by a woman published before 1940. The book Reuel Briggs is a promising Harvard medical student. Unfortunately, he lacks both money and friends. Not helping matters […]

  • Interlude – on failure and success

    Has life ever gotten in the way of doing something you really wanted to do?

  • Book #10 – Abigail

    My tenth book in the 2022 challenge is Abigail by Magda Szabó. The book satisfies Category 5 of the challenge, a lesser-known book of a popular author. Describing this book as “lesser-known” might surprise Hungarian readers, as it is her most widely-read book in Hungarian. However, it was only translated into English in 2020, over […]