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 […]