Category: Literature

sabbatical and literature

Travel to Cameroon and Ethiopia in May and June evidently influenced my extra-curricular reading selections. And this fall I’m on sabbatical, so, in between research and writing, I’ve actually had time to read many of the works I’d hoped to get to. But I think […]

Jane Austen

With ease I could make a list of my favorite women writers. As effortlessly as breathing, I would type Donna Tartt (The Secret History), Ayn Rand (Atlas Shrugged), Norman Rush (Mating) – okay, he’s not a woman, but his female narrator is so brilliantly authentic […]