Category: Edith Wharton

Three Fan Favorites Are… Mediocre?

Somehow, miraculously, I’ve found my reading groove again. I was something like 11 books behind schedule in my Goodreads challenge (which I intentionally did not make very ambitious this year, as I knew this would be a riotously busy year for me); but, I’ve… Continue Reading “Three Fan Favorites Are… Mediocre?”

Thoughts on 3 Classics

This year, I am hosting a “Classic Book-A-Month Club,” hosted on Goodreads. So far, we have read: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott; the Oedipus Cycle (Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone) by Sophocles; The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton; Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald; and A Raisin… Continue Reading “Thoughts on 3 Classics”

Reviews: The Earlies, Part 5

Gentelmen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos Very funny but also very serious. A lot of social commentary. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton This Pulitzer Prize winning book by Edith Wharton is, well, prize-winning. Wharton asserts herself as America’s Jane Austen – witty,… Continue Reading “Reviews: The Earlies, Part 5”

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