Hi All! Goodness, it’s already the third week of this new year and new decade. The spring semester has already started. So far so good for me (for those you just joining us, I have some serious health issues resulting from Lyme disease and toxic mold exposure and who knows what else), although I am […]Read more "Starting the Year off Right with More Great Fantasy!"
I’m normally leery of continuations of Jane Austen novels, or anything that smacks of fan fic in any way, but I heard good things about this novel, so I picked it up. Then I put off reading it for a while, because I was afraid it would be awful. Boy, was I wrong. “Pride and […]Read more "“Pride and Prometheus” by John Kessel"
An enormous Jane fan, I simply couldn’t let the 200th anniversary of her death pass unnoticed. It’s a melancholy date, especially since she was taken from us so young, when she may have just been coming into her true powers as a novelist, but we can be grateful to have at least gotten the six […]Read more "Jane Austen, on the Bicentennial of her Death"